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Turkey launches military offensive in Syria

Turkey was on the brink of launching an offensive into Kurdish parts of Syria, days after President Donald Trump announced U.S. troops would withdraw.        ...

Turkey launches military offensive in Syria

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Turkey launches military offensive against Kurds in northern Syria Turkey has begun an assault on US-backed Kurdish fighters in northeast Syria that could cause intense fighting and a humanitarian disaster. The offensive threatens to create a huge chasm between Turkey and the US....
22:28 2019-10-09

Turkey launches military offensive in Syria after Trump pulls back US troops American lawmakers vowed to retaliate against Turkey and begged President Trump to reconsider his decision to withdraw U.S. forces from the region.        ...
20:00 2019-10-09

Turkey Launches Military Offensive Against Kurdish Fighters in Syria After U.S. Fighters Withdraw (AKCAKALE, Turkey) — Turkey launched airstrikes and fired artillery aimed at crushing Kurdish fighters in northern Syria on Wednesday after U.S. troops pulled back from the area, paving the way for an assault on forces that have long been allie...
03:14 2019-10-10

India Slams Turkey For Its "Military Offensive'' In Syria India on Thursday said it was "deeply concerned" over the "unilateral military offensive" by Turkey in northeastern Syria and asserted that the action can undermine stability in the region as well as......
23:42 2019-10-10

Turkey Launches Syria Offensive, Targeting U.S.-Backed Kurds Turkey began a military operation against a Kurdish-led militia in Syria after getting a green light from President Trump. Two people were reported killed....
18:56 2019-10-09

Turkey launches military operation in northern Syria Erdoğan announces start of operation, as explosions reported near borderWhat is happening in north-eastern Syria?The Turkish president, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, has said that a long-planned Turkish military operation in north-east Syria has begun, with ...
17:42 2019-10-09

Turkey launches military assault in Syria as Kurdish fighters say warplanes are bombing region A planned Turkish military operation in Syria has now begun, the country's president announced Wednesday, as Kurdish fighters say warplanes are already bombing the region....
19:14 2019-10-09

Turkey Begins Offensive Against U.S. Ally in Syria The Turkish military began an offensive in Syria to seize territory held by U.S.-backed Kurdish forces, opening a new front in the war-ravaged country and drawing a renewed defense by President Trump of his decision to shift U.S. troops out of the ar...
06:28 2019-10-10

Turkey Preparations For Syria Offensive "Completed" Turkey's preparations for an offensive in northern Syria have been "completed", the defence ministry said Tuesday, after confusing signals from the US over whether it would allow an operation....
16:56 2019-10-08

Turkey offensive in Syria forces Russia into a balancing act Russia has been pushing for the Damascus government to regain full control of Syria and for a political solution to the ongoing war there. But Turkey's intervention may only be a temporary setback for Russian interests....
22:28 2019-10-14

US troops in Syria come under fire as Turkey ramps up offensive A Turkish artillery strike has hit near US troops stationed at an observation post in northern Syria. Turkey has continued to intensify its offensive despite the threat of US sanctions....
11:14 2019-10-12

Divided UN fails to agree on Turkey's Syria offensive Western nations slammed Turkey's Syria incursion at the UN, but the Security Council failed to agree on a statement. Russia says it wants the "illegal military presence" of other nations to be addressed in any document....
00:56 2019-10-11

Turkey unleashes offensive against Kurds in northern Syria Turkey has begun an assault on US-backed Kurdish fighters in northeast Syria that has cause intense fighting and a humanitarian disaster. The offensive threatens to create a huge chasm between Turkey and the US....
02:00 2019-10-10

"As Soon As Tomorrow": Turkey Preps Syria Offensive As US Pulls Out The United States began withdrawing American troops from Syria's border with Turkey early Monday, in the clearest sign yet that the Trump administration was washing its hands of an explosive situation......
04:00 2019-10-08

Divided UN fails to agree on Turkey’s offensive in Syria The divided U.N. Security Council failed to agree on Turkey’s offensive in northeast Syria on Thursday, with Europeans demanding a halt to military action and Syrian ally Russia calling for “restraint” and “direct dialogue” between the two countries...
00:56 2019-10-11

Ahead of offensive, Turkey says it strikes Syria-Iraq border Turkey's military struck the Syrian-Iraqi border to prevent Kurdish forces using the route to reinforce northeast Syria, as Ankara prepared to attack following a surprise U.S. troop pullback, Turkish officials told Reuters on Tuesday....
03:42 2019-10-09

NATO's Stoltenberg defends approach to Turkey's Syria offensive NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg on Monday defended his stance on Turkey's military operation against Kurdish militants in northeastern Syria, saying that the military alliance should not lose its unity in the fight against Islamic State....
14:28 2019-10-14

Turkey presses offensive in Syria, Erdogan hits out at critics Turkey pressed its military offensive against U.S.-allied Kurdish fighters in northeast Syria on Thursday, shelling towns and bombing targets from the air in an operation that has forced thousands of people to flee their homes....
17:14 2019-10-10

Erdogan's aide says Turkey to start Syria offensive 'shortly' The Turkish military, together with the Free Syrian Army, will cross the Syrian border "shortly", President Tayyip Erdogan’s communications director said early on Wednesday, as Ankara starts a military incursion in the region....
03:42 2019-10-09

Turkey’s Syria offensive could spark another catastrophe, warn humanitarians Airstrikes and a ground offensive by Turkey in northern Syria against Kurdish forces have left civilians dead and forced tens of thousands to flee, UN agencies said on Friday, amid fears of another “humanitarian catastrophe” in the war-torn country. ...
22:56 2019-10-11

Turkey Begins Syria Offensive, Targeting U.S.-Backed Kurds Turkey moved ahead with plans for a military operation in northeastern Syria, which a U.S.-backed Kurdish militia said would cause a “humanitarian catastrophe.”...
18:28 2019-10-09

NATO's Stoltenberg defends stance on Turkey's offensive in Syria NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg on Monday defended his stance on Turkey's attack on Kurdish militants in northeastern Syria as he came under pressure from some members of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly to be tougher with Ankara....
22:56 2019-10-14

Macron says Turkey's Syria offensive may create humanitarian crisis France's president said on Sunday he had told Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and U.S. President Donald Trump in telephone calls that the Turkish offensive in Syria had to stop immediately and that it risked creating a humanitarian crisis....
00:00 2019-10-14

Turkey's Syria Offensive May Create Humanitarian Crisis: French President France's president said on Sunday he had told Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and U.S. President Donald Trump in telephone calls that the Turkish offensive in Syria had to stop immediately and that......
09:42 2019-10-14

Kurdish Militia Casualties Climb as Turkey’s Syria Offensive Continues At least 16 Kurdish fighters were reported to have been killed as Turkish ground forces assaulted towns in northeastern Syria. Kurdish forces appeared to return fire across the border....
17:14 2019-10-10

Turkey offensive into Syria imminent after Trump says U.S. troops will be pulled back Turkey was on the brink of launching an offensive into Kurdish parts of Syria, days after President Donald Trump announced U.S. troops would withdraw.        ...
13:42 2019-10-09

Trump has handed over Isis fight in Syria, Turkey says, as offensive looms Ankara says military will cross border ‘shortly’, and claims US president gave green light, contradicting US denials The Turkish government claimed that Donald Trump has handed it the leadership of the military campaign against Isis, and warned its f...
09:14 2019-10-09

U.S. to pull last troops from north Syria as Turkey presses offensive against Kurds The United States is poised to withdraw some 1,000 troops from northern Syria, its defense secretary said on Sunday, after learning that Turkey planned to extend its military incursion against Kurdish militia further south than originally planned....
00:00 2019-10-14

France To Hold Emergency Meeting To Discuss Turkey Offensive In Syria French President Emmanuel Macron will hold an emergency defense cabinet meeting on Sunday to discuss options regarding the Turkish offensive in northeastern Syria, the French presidency said in a......
09:42 2019-10-14

Turkey Syria offensive: 100,000 flee homes as cross-border assault continues Turkish forces faced fierce resistance from Kurdish fighters on the third day of Ankara's offensive in northern Syria, as casualties mounted and the number of those who fled the violence was put at 100,000....
23:14 2019-10-11

Trump Invites Turkish Leader to Washington as Turkey Prepares Syria Offensive President Trump said the U.S. wasn’t abandoning Kurdish fighters in northern Syria amid blowback from lawmakers over his decision to withdraw American troops from the area ahead of a planned military incursion by Turkey, which declared it was determi...
06:28 2019-10-09

Turkey to launch offensive in Kurdish-controlled area in northern Syria: Erdogan Turkey will carry out a military operation in a Kurdish-controlled area east of the Euphrates in northern Syria, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday, its third offensive to dislodge Kurdish militia fighters close to its border....
00:56 2019-08-05

Trump OKs $50M to aid Syria amid outrage over US military pullout, Turkish offensive President Trump announced Saturday that he had authorized the release of $50 million in aid to human rights groups and other aid organizations in Syria in an apparent attempt to counter criticism of his pullout of U.S. forces there....
06:14 2019-10-13

Turkey's military says it captured a key Syrian border town after an offensive against Kurdish fighters Associated Press/Lefteris Pitarakis Turkey's military said it captured a key Syrian border town Saturday after an offensive against Kurdish fighters. Turkish troops entered central Ras al-Ayn, according to Turkey's Defense Ministry and a war monitor...
06:56 2019-10-13

As casualties mount in Syria offensive, the move to sanction Turkey gains bipartisan steam in Congress ‘SERIOUS CONSEQUENCES’: Wyoming Republican Rep. Liz Cheney has emerged as one of the most vocal leaders of the growing bipartisan chorus in Congress who seek to punish Turkey for its military campaign against America’s Kudish allies in northern Syria...
15:56 2019-10-11

US begins troop withdrawal from northeastern Syria ahead of Turkish military offensive US troops began to withdraw from northeastern Syria on Monday, clearing the way for planned Turkish military operations. The White House had earlier announced that they would not support Turkey's offensive....
11:14 2019-10-07

Turkey says it will not move military observation post in Syria Turkey will not move the military observation post in northwest Syria that a Turkish convoy was trying to reach when it came under attack during an offensive by the Syrian army, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Tuesday....
23:28 2019-08-20

Kremlin says Turkey's military operation in Syria must be proportionate Kremlin aide Yuri Ushakov said on Monday that Russia wanted Turkey to ensure its military incursion into northern Syria was proportionate with the situation....
19:42 2019-10-14

Timeline: Turkey’s military operations in Iraq and Syria Turkey's armed forces have conducted several large-scale military operations over the decades in northern Iraq and northern Syria against the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), Syrian Kurdish YPG militia and Islamic State....
06:56 2019-10-12

Erdogan says Turkey to launch military operation in northeast Syria Turkey will mount a military operation in northeast Syria, it said on Saturday, after accusing Washington of not doing enough to expel Syrian Kurdish fighters from its border....
16:28 2019-10-05

Turkey's Erdogan warns of military operation in northeast Syria Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Saturday that Turkey is ready to mount a military operation in northeast Syria to expel Kurdish fighters from the region....
19:14 2019-10-05

Turkey to launch a planned military operation in northern Syria, US says Turkey is preparing to launch a long-planned military operation in northern Syria, and the U.S. will withdraw its troops in the area ahead of the offensive, the White House press secretary said....
10:42 2019-10-07

What does Turkey's military action in northern Syria mean? – video explainer Turkey has pressed ahead with its assault on US-allied Kurdish forces in northern Syria, forcing thousands of civilians to flee airstrikes and shelling. The military action has deepened fears of a humanitarian and political crisis, as the Guardian’s ...
04:28 2019-10-12

Merkel urges halt to Turkey's military incursion in Syria German Chancellor Angela Merkel has called for an immediate cessation of fighting in Syria. Clashes between Turkey and Kurdish fighters allowed some 950 terrorist sympathizers to flee a guarded camp....
22:28 2019-10-13

Erdogan: Turkey to launch military operation in northeastern Syria Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says the Turkish army will soon launch a military operation east of the Euphrates in Syria. The region is mainly controlled by US-backed Kurdish militia....
14:00 2019-10-05

8 Civilians Among 11 Dead In Turkey's Military Operation In Syria: Report Turkish bombardment on Kurdish-controlled areas in northeastern Syria killed at least 11 people on Wednesday, eight of them civilians, a monitoring group said....
22:56 2019-10-09

Friday’s Daily Brief: Day of the Girl Child, mayors lead on climate emergency, Turkey Syria offensive, new statelessness pledges, extremism in social media Our top stories for Friday: Day of the Girl Child celebrated around the world; city mayors lead on climate fight; humanitarian alarm rising over Turkey’s Syria offensive; history’s made as countries step forward to tackle global statelessness; Burkin...
00:00 2019-10-12

Turkey Syria offensive: 'More than 60,000 flee homes' as heavy fighting continues Turkey has pressed on with its assault in northern Syria for a second day, reportedly causing around 60,000 people to flee their homes and putting nearly half a million people at risk....
22:56 2019-10-10

Turkey's Syria offensive 'invasion' of Arab land: Arab League secretary general Arab League Secretary General Ahmed Aboul Gheit on Saturday called Turkey's military operation in northeast Syria an "invasion of an Arab state's land and an aggression on its sovereignty"....
14:28 2019-10-12

'It's got a big military': Trump worried Turkey would kill or capture US troops in Syria Turkey did not receive permission to attack key U.S. partners against the Islamic State in Syria, a senior administration official said while explaining President Trump’s decision to move American forces....
02:56 2019-10-08

Trump blasts Turkey’s military operation against Kurdish fighters in Syria President Trump said Wednesday that the US “does not endorse” Turkey’s military attack against Kurdish fighters in Syria — adding that the White House “made it clear to Turkey that this operation is a bad idea.” Noting that there are no US troo...
21:14 2019-10-09

Turkey’s military assault in Syria leaves more than 150 Kurdish fighters dead, officials say Turkey’s ongoing military assault in Syria has left more than 100 Kurdish forces dead, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan claimed Thursday morning, a day after his troops launched airstrikes and unleashed artillery shelling on Syrian towns and villages a...
02:00 2019-10-11

Turkey’s military assault in Syria leaves more than 100 Kurdish fighters dead, Erdogan says Turkey’s ongoing military assault in Syria has left more than 100 Kurdish forces dead, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan claimed Thursday morning, a day after his troops launched airstrikes and unleashed artillery shelling on Syrian towns and villages a...
17:14 2019-10-10

Trump Calls Turkey’s Syrian Offensive a ‘Bad Idea’ Republican lawmakers, led by Senator Lindsey Graham, called the incursion “a disaster in the making” and were far more critical of the Turkish military operation....
22:00 2019-10-09

Syria moves troops toward Turkish offensive The Syrian military has mobilized soldiers toward the north of the country to face the Turkish incursion. A senior Kurdish politician said government forces and the SDF have held talks over a possible deal....
03:42 2019-10-14

SDF: Nine dead in Turkish offensive in northeast Syria The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces said on Thursday that Turkish air strikes and shelling had killed nine civilians in northeast Syria since the start of Ankara's offensive....
17:14 2019-10-10

Turkish offensive in Syria a success, will go on, leaders say A day after it launched a military operation into northern Syria to clear the region near its border of Kurdish forces, Turkey announced Thursday that the plan has so far been a success and will continue....
14:00 2019-10-10

100,000 flee as Turkish offensive pushes into Syria Turkey has remained defiant in the face of international criticism, insisting the military will push forward with its incursion. The UN has warned of an impending humanitarian crisis as thousands flee to safety....
01:42 2019-10-12

Syria moves troops towards Turkish offensive The Syrian military is mobilizing soldiers towards the north of the country to face the Turkish incursion. A senior Kurdish politician said government forces and the SDF have held talks over a possible deal....
22:28 2019-10-13

The Latest: Turkish offensive in Syria may displace 300,000 The Latest: Two International aid groups say a Turkish military offensive in northeast Syria could displace hundreds of thousands of people, and disrupt humanitarian aid...
20:14 2019-10-07

Russia prepares ‘crushing’ offensive in Syria Russian forces are preparing a military operation to help Syrian dictator Bashar Assad reclaim the last major cities held by rebel forces and terrorists, according to Moscow’s top diplomat....
21:00 2019-06-10

U.S. House Republicans to seek sanctions on Turkey over Kurd offensive Dozens of President Donald Trump's fellow Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives announced on Thursday that they would introduce legislation to impose sanctions against Turkey in response to its military offensive against Kurdish forces in ...
00:56 2019-10-11

Turkish strikes hit civilians as Syria offensive intensifies Turkey's military stepped up airstrikes and a ground offensive into Kurdish-held parts of northeastern Syria.        ...
03:14 2019-10-11

EU, Germany condemn Turkish offensive in northern Syria Germany and the European Union are among many voices speaking out against the Turkey's military invasion of northern Syria on Wednesday. World powers are deliberating how to respond....
02:00 2019-10-10

Turkish Offensive In Syria Threatens European Security: France France said on Saturday it has suspended all weapon sales to Turkey and warned Ankara that its offensive in northern Syria threatened European security....
23:14 2019-10-13

U.S. Begins Pullback From Northern Syria, Clearing Way for Turkish Offensive Convoys of American military personnel began pulling back from the Syria-Turkey border, after President Trump ordered the Pentagon to clear the way for Ankara to launch an offensive against Kurdish fighters who spearheaded the U.S.-campaign against I...
14:00 2019-10-07

U.S. Begins Northern Syria Pullback, Clearing Way for Turkish Offensive Convoys of American military personnel began pulling back from the Syria-Turkey border, after President Trump ordered the Pentagon to clear the way for Ankara to launch an offensive against Kurdish fighters who spearheaded the campaign against ISIS....
19:56 2019-10-07

Explosion at outpost near US troops amid Turkish offensive into Syria A U.S. official and a Syria war monitor say there has been an explosion near an outpost where U.S. troops are located in northern Syria amid intense shelling during the Turkish offensive in the area, the AP reports....
02:28 2019-10-12

U.S. withdraws troops from northeast Syria ahead of Turkish offensive The United States said it was pulling troops from northeast Syria, in a major policy shift which opens the way for a Turkish offensive against Kurdish-led forces and hands Turkey responsibility for thousands of Islamic State captives....
13:42 2019-10-07

26 Civilians Killed In Turkish Offensive In North Syria: Report At least 26 civilians were killed on Sunday in northeastern Syria as Turkey and its proxies stepped up their offensive against Kurdish forces, a war monitor said....
23:14 2019-10-13

Syria: German-funded health facilities hit in government offensive The Syrian government's Idlib offensive has targeted several health facilities funded by Germany, German officials say. The violence in Idlib has killed hundreds of people since late April, according to the UN....
21:28 2019-08-23

Erdogan and Putin meet as Syria offensive pummels Idlib Turkey says the Russian-backed Syrian offensive violates a truce deal between Moscow and Ankara. The advance has exacerbated Syria's humanitarian disaster and threatened Turkey with mass refugee flows....
13:28 2019-08-27

French to hold emergency cabinet meeting to discuss Turkey offensive: Elysee French President Emmanuel Macron will hold an emergency defense cabinet meeting on Sunday to discuss options regarding the Turkish offensive in northeastern Syria, the French presidency said in a statement....
00:00 2019-10-14

Trump Calls Turkey’s Syrian Offensive a ‘Bad Idea,’ But Opposes ‘Senseless Wars’ Republicans lawmakers, led by Senator Lindsey Graham, called the incursion “a disaster in the making” and were far more critical of the Turkish military operation....
00:56 2019-10-10

Trump says he doesn't want any ISIS prisoners to escape during Turkey's offensive, but a new video is said to show just that Stringer / REUTERS A video released by the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) reportedly shows prisoners escaping in the aftermath of an attack near Qamishli, Syria on Friday. Reports of the prison break or whether the prisoners were affiliated with ISI...
23:42 2019-10-11

US begins troop withdrawal from northeastern Syria ahead of Turkish offensive US troops are reportedly leaving northeastern Syria ahead of a planned Turkish offensive. US President Trump has, however, said Turkey must not do anything "off limits," or he would "destroy" its economy....
20:42 2019-10-07

Arab League to hold emergency meeting over Turkish offensive into Syria The Arab League will hold an emergency meeting on Saturday, it said in a statement, following a call by Egypt for the body to meet over Turkey's offensive into Syria....
01:14 2019-10-10

France's Le Drian says Turkish offensive in Syria could undermine fight against IS: paper French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said on Monday that the Turkish offensive in Syria could undermine years of battling the Islamic State militant group....
22:56 2019-10-14

Germany's Merkel tells Erdogan to halt Syria offensive immediately German Chancellor Angela Merkel told Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in a phone call on Sunday to bring to an immediate halt the military operation in northern Syria, a German government spokeswoman said....
17:14 2019-10-13

Following Turkish offensive in northeast Syria, Russia warns of Islamic State revival Russia, the United Nations and Western nations express concern over the rise of the Islamist militant group in northeast Syria following a Turkish-led incursion....
19:14 2019-10-11

64,000 flee ground offensive on Syria's Kurds as Turks say they have killed 277 militants Turkish ground forces led by 1,000 members of Syrian Arab militias have begun occupying several towns and villages inside the Turkish-Syrian ­border on the third day of Turkey's offensive against the region's Kurds....
15:56 2019-10-11

Russia has tripled military presence in Crimea for 'possible offensive operations' against Ukraine, says intel report Russia has nearly tripled its military manpower in Crimea since illegally annexing the peninsula in 2014, an intelligence report says, in preparation for possible further incursions into Ukraine....
21:56 2019-08-07

Syria says it does not want to fight with Turkey Syria does not want to see fighting with Turkey, its foreign minister said on Tuesday, after Turkey said one of its posts in Syria's Idlib region was attacked from an area controlled by Syrian government forces....
10:00 2019-06-18

What Happens Next in Syria After Turkey’s Invasion Earlier this week, President Donald Trump announced that the U.S. would pull back from the border the few U.S. troops along the border in northeast Syria, clearing the way for Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to launch his offensive against Kur...
11:14 2019-10-12

Why Is Turkey Fighting the Kurds in Syria? On Wednesday, Turkey announced that it was beginning an assault on a Kurdish-led militia in northeastern Syria. How did the two American allies get here?...
01:14 2019-10-10

Who Are the Kurds, and Why Is Turkey Attacking Them in Syria? Why did Turkey invade? Why did America leave? How did the Kurds gain so much land? We answer 10 key questions about the Turkish invasion of northern Syria....
00:28 2019-10-15

Syrian army deploys forces to aid Kurds amid Turkish offensive as Trump orders military withdrawal Syrian government troops were heading to the country's northern border on Monday to "confront Turkish aggression" after making a deal with the U.S.-allied, Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces, officials said....
15:14 2019-10-14

Autonomous killer drones set to be used by Turkey in Syria Turkey is to become the first nation to use drones able to find, track and kill people without human intervention, when it deploys them in Syria in a few months...
19:14 2019-09-20

Turkey says it has not agreed with U.S. on Syria safe zone New U.S. proposals for a safe zone in north Syria do not satisfy Turkey, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Wednesday, adding that an agreement on the issue needs to reached as soon as possible because Ankara has no patience left....
16:00 2019-07-24

Opinion: Take Turkey's threats to invade Syria seriously A Turkish invasion of Syria appears to be imminent. But a new military offensive could have self-destructive consequences for Recep Tayyip Erdogan's government, writes journalist Rainer Hermann....
15:00 2019-08-10

Turkey will pay higher price later if does not act in Syria: Erdogan Turkey will pay a higher price later if it does not do what is necessary in northern Syria today, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday after vowing at the weekend to carry out a military operation in a Kurdish-controlled area east of the Euphrate...
14:00 2019-08-06

Turkey says has not agreed with U.S. on Syria safe zone New U.S. proposals for a safe zone in north Syria do not satisfy Turkey and the two countries have not agreed on removal of Kurdish militants from the zone, how deep it should be and who would control it, Turkey's foreign minister said on Wednesday....
14:14 2019-07-24

Turkey says air strike hit Syria convoy, killed three Turkey said a Syrian government air strike on a Turkish military convoy in northwest Syria killed three civilians and wounded 12 on Monday as Syrian troops advanced on rebels in a key town....
15:28 2019-08-19

Nearly 30 Republicans endorse bid to sanction Turkey over Syria attack Nearly 30 Republican House members have co-sponsored legislation to impose sanctions on Turkey for its military offensive against U.S.-allied Kurdish forces in northern Syria....
15:28 2019-10-11

Turkey Detains Journalist Over Syria Operation Coverage The head of a Turkish opposition news site was arrested Thursday, his employer said, as part of a crackdown on critics of the military operation launched in Syria a day earlier....
13:14 2019-10-10

White House says Turkey will ‘soon’ invade Northern Syria The White House announced Sunday night that Turkey will soon invade Northern Syria while US troops remain on the sidelines. The development raises questions about the future of the region’s US-allied Kurdish fighters, who helped American forces fight...
08:42 2019-10-07

Turkey says 109 militants killed in advance into northeast Syria Turkish forces have killed more than 100 militants in an assault on Kurdish militia in northeast Syria, Turkey's president said on Thursday, as heavy shelling and air strikes against targets in the region continued....
15:42 2019-10-10

Turkey prepares to fight Kurds in northern Syria Turkey announced Tuesday it is prepared to move into Syria to attack Kurdish rebels it considers terrorists as President Donald Trump defended Turkey on social media....
16:56 2019-10-08

Turkey Intensifies Syria Campaign; US Warns Of "Serious Consequences" Turkey intensified its air and artillery strikes on Kurdish militia in northeast Syria on Friday, escalating an offensive that has drawn warnings of humanitarian catastrophe and turned Republican......
06:28 2019-10-12

Trump threatens to ‘obliterate’ Turkey’s economy over Syria President Trump on Monday threatened to “obliterate” Turkey’s economy should the NATO ally do anything “off limits” in Syria. “As I have stated strongly before, and just to reiterate, if Turkey does anything that I, in m...
22:00 2019-10-07

Kurds in Syria Brace for War as Turkey Says Incursion Is Imminent Turkey vowed to move ahead with plans to invade northeastern Syria, which a U.S.-backed Kurdish militia said would cause a “humanitarian catastrophe.”...
12:28 2019-10-09

| Pro-Turkey rebels 'execute' 9 civilians in Syria - monitor Pro-Ankara fighters taking part in a Turkish offensive on Kurdish-held border towns in Syria "executed" at least nine civilians including a female politician, a monitor has said....
15:56 2019-10-13

The Latest on Syria’s War: A Major Shift, and U.S. Tariffs on Turkey Hours after reaching an agreement with Kurdish forces, the Syrian Army entered a key town near the Turkish border — a significant shift in the power dynamic....
00:28 2019-10-15

Trump imposes sanctions on Turkey over its incursion into Syria Trump also said tariffs on steel imports from Turkey will be raised 50 percent, and that the U.S. has halted negotiations over a $100 billion trade deal with the country. ...
00:56 2019-10-15

Trump says he’ll impose sanctions on Turkey for Syria invasion President Trump on Monday said he would “soon” be issuing an executive order to impose sanctions on Turkey for invading Syria — which happened days after he announced the US was clearing the way by pulling its troops from northern Syria. The US, he s...
01:14 2019-10-15

US troops begin withdrawal from Turkey’s border in Syria US troops on Monday began pulling out of positions along the border in northeast Syria ahead of an expected invasion by Turkey, according to US-allied Kurdish forces. The Kurdish militia in Syria said a Turkish attack could reverse gains made against...
17:14 2019-10-07

Turkey says will be responsible for IS prisoners in Syria 'safe zone' Turkey will take responsibility for Islamic State prisoners in a "safe zone" it aims to form in Syria after its military incursion there, the foreign minister said on Thursday, responding to fears the militants could escape in the chaos....
20:28 2019-10-10

Pentagon Urges Turkey to Halt Its Invasion Into Syria (WASHINGTON) — An “impulsive” decision by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to invade northern Syria will further destabilize a region already caught up in civil war and puts America’s Syrian Kurdish partners “in ha...
11:14 2019-10-12

'Border on fire' as Turkey intensifies Syria campaign Turkey stepped up its air and artillery strikes on Kurdish militia in northeast Syria on Friday, escalating an offensive that has drawn warnings of humanitarian catastrophe and turned Republican lawmakers against U.S. President Donald Trump....
13:56 2019-10-11

Militants Backed by Turkey Kill at Least Two Prisoners in Syria The killings of Kurdish prisoners by Arab fighters, which were captured on video, raised the specter of wider sectarian warfare as fighting in northwestern Syria escalates....
22:56 2019-10-12

Turkey says it will not withdraw posts in Syria after government attacks Turkey will not evacuate its military observation post in northern Syria's Idlib, the last rebel stronghold in the region, after a suspected Syrian government attack this month, Turkish Defence Minister Hulusi Akar said....
12:28 2019-05-22

Blast in Turkey-administered Syria town kills at least 9 Turkish state media and Syrian rescuers say a car bomb went off at the entrance to a northern Syrian town controlled by Turkish forces and allied Syrian fighters, killing at least nine people...
13:00 2019-07-11

Syria Operation Will Be "Proportionate And Responsible", Turkey Tells UN Turkey told the United Nations Security Council on Wednesday that its military operation in northern Syria would be "proportionate, measured and responsible" ahead of a closed-door meeting of the......
06:00 2019-10-10

Turkey Assault On Kurdish Positions Could Displace 400,000 In Syria: UN Turkey's deadly assault on Kurdish positions in northeastern Syria has forced 130,000 people to flee their homes, the UN said Sunday, adding it was preparing for that figure to more than triple....
23:14 2019-10-13

Pentagon urges Turkey to halt Syria incursion Defense Secretary Mark Esper said it was an "impulsive" decision by Turkish President Erdogan to invade northern Syria and it will further destabilize the region and put America's Syrian Kurdish partners "in harm's way". (Oct. 11)    &...
01:14 2019-10-12

Airstrikes, shelling as Turkey and Kurds clash in Syria Kurdish forces have responded to Turkey's offensive in Syria by shelling a Turkish border town. Earlier Turkey launched airstrikes and unleashed artillery shelling on Syrian towns, according to Turkey's Defense Ministry....
00:56 2019-10-11

Turkey open to new deal on British IS fighters in Syria Turkey will seek a new way for Britain to deal with its Islamic State (IS) militants and dependants held in Syria if they fall under Turkish control, the ambassador to London has said....
23:42 2019-10-08

Turkey says its convoy attacked in Syria, three civilians killed A Turkish military convoy was attacked en route to one of its observation posts in northwest Syria on Monday, Turkey's Defense Ministry said, adding that three civilians were killed and 12 others wounded in the air strike....
15:28 2019-08-19

Russia says an end to fighting in Syria's Idlib is Turkey's responsibility The Kremlin said on Friday it was Turkey's responsibility to stop rebels in Syria's Idlib province from firing on civilian and Russian targets, signaling it would continue to back a Syrian government offensive there despite Ankara's protests....
20:56 2019-05-31

Liz Cheney, others in GOP spearhead bid to sanction Turkey for Syria invasion House GOP Conference Chair Liz Cheney, R.-Wyo., along with 20 Republican colleagues, said Thursday that they will be introducing legislation to impose sanctions against Turkey for their military offensive operation against U.S.-backed Kurdish forces ...
03:14 2019-10-11

Trump threatens Turkey with 'extremely decimated economy' over Syria President Donald Trump on Monday launched a harsh attack on NATO ally Turkey, threatening to destroy its economy if Ankara takes a planned military strike in Syria too far, even though the U.S. leader himself has opened the door for a Turkish incursi...
09:14 2019-10-08

British Isis fighters in Syria 'may be freed if US allows Turkey invasion' Policy reversal by Trump raises fears captured militants could escape and return to the UKBritish Islamic State fighters held in north-east Syria could end up being released if the US allows Turkey to invade the territory, UK politicians and the pare...
00:28 2019-10-08

In Syria, US fights ISIS, tangles with Turkey, and laments ‘what victory looks like’ THE OTHER WAR: As the United States considers sending up to 10,000 more troops to the Middle East to counter Iran, the war in Syria grinds on, with reports of Bashar Assad's hapless army again resorting to chemical weapons to target civilians while t...
13:56 2019-05-23

"Deeply Concerned" India Urges Turkey For Restraint In Syria India on Thursday said it was "deeply concerned" over the "unilateral military offensive" by Turkey in northeastern Syria and asserted that the action can undermine stability in the region as well as......
04:00 2019-10-11

Turkey, US work to create buffer zone in northern Syria Turkey and the United States have agreed on the creation of a buffer zone in northern Syria. Details of the agreement remain sketchy, however, and Syrian Kurds fear Ankara will try to expel them from the region....
00:56 2019-08-14

Trump says U.S. doesn’t ‘endorse’ Turkey assault on Syria, is ‘bad idea’ “The United States does not endorse this attack and has made it clear to Turkey that this operation is a bad idea,” Trump said in a written statement....
01:14 2019-10-12

Russia calls on Turkey, others to exercise restraint in northeast Syria Russia's Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Friday called on Turkey and others to show restraint in northeast Syria, a sign of Moscow's growing concern about a Turkish military operation there against Kurdish forces....
13:56 2019-10-11

UN chief urges Russia and Turkey to stabilize Syria's Idlib Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is appealing to Russia and Turkey to stabilize the situation in Syria's last rebel-held territory in the Idlib province area, where Bashar Assad's forces have launched an offensive "without delay."...
22:28 2019-06-18

Protesters rally outside White House against Turkey’s actions in Syria Trump has said he does not approve of Turkey's incursion, and his administration said the attack was causing "great harm" in relations between Washington and Ankara.do...
04:14 2019-10-13

Turkey, US To Set Up "Joint Operation Centre" For North Syria: Ministry Turkey and the United States have agreed to establish a joint operation centre to manage the tensions between Kurdish and Turkish forces in northern Syria, Ankara said Wednesday....
01:42 2019-08-08

U.S. officials intensify pressure on Turkey to stop Syria assault The United States ramped up efforts on Friday to persuade Turkey to halt an escalating offensive in northern Syria against U.S.-backed Kurdish forces, saying Ankara was causing "great harm" to ties and could face potentially devastating sanctions....
06:56 2019-10-12

Syria: Turkey and US reach deal to manage tensions over Kurds Joint operation centre agreement follows Ankara threats to launch offensive against YPGTurkey and the US have agreed to establish a joint operation centre to manage tensions between US-backed Kurdish militia and Turkish forces in northern Syria.The a...
00:00 2019-08-08

Turkey says observation post in Syria's Idlib attacked, no casualties A Turkish observation post in the Idlib region of northern Syria was attacked by mortar fire launched from territory controlled by Syrian government forces, Turkey's defense ministry said on Saturday, adding that there were no casualties....
22:42 2019-06-29

Will "Obliterate" Turkey's Economy If Syria Action Is "Off Limits": Trump Turkey said on Tuesday it had completed preparations for a military operation in northeast Syria after the United States began pulling back troops, opening the way for a Turkish attack on Kurdish-led......
16:56 2019-10-08

Syria Live Updates: Assad’s Army Faces Off With Turkey Hours after the Kurds forged a deal with their onetime enemies in the Syrian government, the Syrian Army raced northwest to help battle Turkish-led forces....
10:56 2019-10-14

Turkey, Russia face conflicts over Syria’s push into Idlib Ankara and Moscow are again facing an escalation of violence in Syria’s last rebel-held territory, a development that puts their cooperation to the test even as they support opposing sides in the eight-year war...
22:00 2019-06-01

Kurds mobilize in Syria as Turkey poised for imminent attack Turkey has long threatened an attack on the Kurdish fighters in Syria whom Ankara considers terrorists allied with a Kurdish insurgency within Turkey....
13:14 2019-10-09

Turkey masses forces on border with Syria, leaving the US between 2 key partners Turkish forces massed along the Syrian border on Tuesday ahead of a long-expected invasion of Kurdish-held territories in the Syria's northern region, multiple sources reported....
21:14 2019-10-08

Breaking with Trump, U.S. Republicans press for response to Turkey over Syria U.S. Republicans condemned President Donald Trump's Syria policy on Wednesday after Turkey launched a military operation against Kurdish fighters, a rare break from the White House that had some calling for "devastating" sanctions against the NATO al...
01:14 2019-10-10

Turkey says work on Syria 'safe zone' not yielding results Turkey does not think its efforts with the United States to form a "safe zone" in northeast Syria will yield the results it wants and is ready to take action itself, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu was quoted as saying on Thursday....
02:56 2019-10-04

Turkey, Russia face conflicts over Syria's push into Idlib Ankara and Moscow are again facing an escalation of violence in Syria's last rebel-held territory, a development that puts their cooperation to the test even as they support opposing sides in the eight-year war that has devastated Syria....
12:28 2019-06-01

Pompeo says U.S. did not give green light to Turkey's Syria incursion The United States has not given Turkey a green light to invade Syria, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday, but added that Ankara had "legitimate security concerns" and that President Donald Trump made a decision to move American sol...
01:14 2019-10-10

US, Turkey conduct northeast Syria patrol amid new concerns The U.S.-led coalition and Turkey say they have conducted their third joint patrol in northeastern Syria, part of a plan designed to defuse tensions between its NATO ally and Syrian Kurds...
23:14 2019-10-04

Russia strikes deal with Turkey on Syria's Iblid, says Putin Leaders of Russia and Turkey agreed on steps to "normalize" the situation in Idlib, where Syrian troops are advancing with Russian air support, Vladimir Putin has said. Erdogan hinted at buying Russian fighter jets....
03:14 2019-08-28

Turkey's AK Party says nothing wrong with intelligence meetings with Syria despite tensions The AK Party of President Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday there was nothing wrong with Turkey's intelligence agency meeting Syrian counterparts to prevent conflict - even though Ankara has backed rebels fighting President Bashar al-Assad....
23:56 2019-05-22

Trump allies furious as Turkey starts Syria strike Turkey launched airstrikes, fired artillery aimed at crushing Kurdish fighters in northern Syria on Wednesday after U.S. troops pulled back from the area, paving the way for an assault on forces that have long been allied with the United States. (Oct...
23:14 2019-10-09

Turkey cites disagreements with U.S. even as joint Syria patrols begin Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan, speaking hours after joint U.S.-Turkey patrols began in northern Syria, said on Sunday Ankara and Washington have constantly disagreed over establishing the planned "safe zone."...
18:28 2019-09-08

Russia won't get involved in conflict between Turkey, Syria: RIA cites lawmaker Russia will not get involved in the conflict between Turkey and Syria after Ankara launched an operation in Syria's northeast, the RIA news agency cited a senior Russian lawmaker as saying on Wednesday....
16:56 2019-10-09

Trump Imposes Sanctions on Turkey as Syria Conflict Intensifies President Trump also said he was doubling tariffs on imports of Turkish steel in response to Turkey’s incursion into Syria, an invasion for which he himself had cleared the way for....
02:56 2019-10-15

U.S. Imposes Penalties on Turkey, Aiming to Stop Incursion Into Syria President Trump authorized sanctions and raised steel tariffs on Turkey, while threatening more-powerful financial penalties if Ankara continued a military offensive against Kurdish militias in northern Syria....
02:56 2019-10-15

Russia strikes deal with Turkey on Syria's Idlib, says Putin Leaders of Russia and Turkey agreed on steps to "normalize" the situation in Idlib, where Syrian troops are advancing with Russian air support, Vladimir Putin has said. Erdogan hinted at buying Russian fighter jets....
05:42 2019-08-28

EU countries pledge to suspend arm exports to Turkey over Syria incursion Member countries from the European Union pledged on Monday to suspend weapons exports to Turkey over its widely condemned military operations in Syria....
00:00 2019-10-15

UN Security Council to meet after Turkey strikes against Kurds in Syria The UN Security Council will meet behind closed doors Thursday to address the Turkish military operation against Kurdish fighters in northeast Syria. The discussion by the 15-member Security Council was requested by the five European members, Britain...
21:14 2019-10-09

Donald Trump Says U.S. Doesn’t Endorse Turkey Assault on Syria (BEIRUT) — President Donald Trump says the U.S. does not endorse Turkey’s assault on northern Syria and has made it clear to Ankara that it’s incursion against Kurdish fighters who helped the U.S. battle the Islamic State is a ̶...
03:14 2019-10-10

Turkey rejects EU decisions regarding its Syria operation, east Med drilling Turkey's Foreign Ministry said on Monday that it rejected and condemned decisions taken by the European Union to suspend arms exports to Turkey following Ankara's northeast Syria incursion and drilling activities in the eastern Mediterranean....
22:56 2019-10-14

U.S. Military to Withdraw From Northern Syria The move removes a last impediment to Turkey’s expanding incursion into Syria and marks an accelerated U.S. pullback from the international anti-Islamic State campaign....
08:56 2019-10-14

Shelling Breaks Syria Cease-Fire Negotiated by Russia and Turkey The cease-fire briefly ended more than six weeks of fighting and bombing. But intermittent shelling erupted in Idlib Province, the last piece of rebel-held territory....
12:14 2019-06-13

Syria Live Updates: Assad’s Forces Move Into Area Hit by Turkey Hours after reaching an agreement with Kurdish forces, the Syrian Army entered a key town near the Turkish border — a significant shift in the power dynamic....
15:42 2019-10-14

Turkey's Erdogan calls for NATO help in Syria; Trump threatens sanctions Syrian forces swept into Kurdish areas in the country's northeast on Monday amid flashes of fighting in minority-held areas and calls for help from Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan....
15:14 2019-10-14

Turkey, Russia dispute facts after attack on Turkish outpost in Syria Russia and Turkey, the two countries responsible for a rickety agreement to keep the peace along Syria's last major frontline, gave sharply conflicting accounts on Thursday of an attack on a Turkish military outpost....
18:56 2019-06-13

| 'Very small number' of troops pulled from Syria-Turkey border: US official The United States has pulled back a "very small number" of troops from areas of northern Syria along the Turkish border, a senior State Department official said Monday, after President Donald Trump seemed to indicate a wider retreat....
02:00 2019-10-08

Trump authorizes sanctions on Turkey as Syria conflict intensifies – live Mike Pence said Trump has asked Turkey to stop invasion into northern Syria and begin immediate ceasefireSign up to the US briefing and get a new perspective 12.09am BST Former vice president and 2020 candidate Joe Biden said of Donald Trump in an ev...
01:42 2019-10-15

Scrambling to limit damage, Trump hits Turkey with tariffs over Syria U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday raised steel tariffs on Turkey and threatened more sanctions over its incursion into Syria as Trump scrambled to limit the damage from his much-criticized decision to clear U.S. troops from Turkey's path....
00:56 2019-10-15

Turkey’s Syria assault triggers war within GOP, as Trump battles neocon wing Turkey’s incursion into northern Syria following President Trump’s unexpected pullback of troops from the border region has reignited a fight within the Republican Party over America's role in the Middle East -- and seen the president face withering ...
22:28 2019-10-09

Turkey says U.S. getting closer to its views in Syria safe zone talks: Anadolu Turkish Defence Minister Hulusi Akar said the United States is getting closer to Turkey's views on a proposed safe zone in northeast Syria, and that its military deployment plans are complete, state-owned Anadolu Agency reported on Wednesday....
13:28 2019-08-07

In Syria, Kurdish Fighters Prepare to Battle Turkey as Residents Fret Kurdish militants and residents of towns near Syria’s border with Turkey prepared for a Turkish incursion with a mix of defiance and unease after the sudden departure of U.S. troops from the area....
10:56 2019-10-09

Turkey intensifies Syria campaign as Islamic State strikes Kurds Turkey intensified its air and artillery strikes in northeast Syria on Friday in an offensive against Kurdish militia that has raised the prospect of a humanitarian disaster and questions about U.S. President Donald Trump's policy in the region....
06:56 2019-10-12

Turkey determined to end Syria 'safe zone' work with U.S. if it stalls: ministry Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar told his U.S. counterpart by phone on Thursday that Ankara was determined to end its work with the United States on establishing a "safe zone" in northeast Syria if Washington stalled on the issue, Akar's ministry...
02:56 2019-10-04

Syria’s Kurds Look to Assad for Protection From Turkey’s Invasion after the U.S. Withdraws Troops (AKCAKALE, Turkey) — Syria’s Kurds said Syrian government forces agreed Sunday to help them fend off Turkey’s invasion — a major shift in alliances that came after President Donald Trump ordered all U.S. troops withdrawn from ...
20:56 2019-10-14

Turkey readies for action as U.S. talks on Syria safe zone struggle Deep differences between Turkey and the United States over the scope and command of a planned "safe zone" in northeast Syria raise the prospect of Turkish military action unless the two countries break months of deadlock in talks this week....
15:56 2019-08-06

President Trump Said U.S. Moved ISIS Prisoners as Turkey Attacks Syria WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump said Wednesday that the U.S. has moved some of the Islamic State prisoners amid fears some could escape custody as Turkey invades northeast Syria. Turkey is attacking the U.S.-backed Syrian Defense Forces, a ...
03:14 2019-10-10

Turkey vows to press ahead with attack on Kurdish-led forces in Syria As Kurds claim border is already being shelled, US appears to backtrack but Ankara says it will not be ‘controlled by threats’Turkey has signalled its intent to press ahead with an attack on US-backed Kurdish-led forces in north-east Syria despite co...
01:42 2019-10-09

Turkey announces incursion of northeast Syria, US-backed Kurds have vowed ‘all-out’ war The White House announced late Sunday that Turkey will soon move forward with its planned military operation in northeast Syria in an area where U.S. troops have been deployed and operating with Kurdish-led forces....
07:28 2019-10-07

Turkey says Syria operation preparations complete, Trump issues threat Turkey said on Tuesday it had completed preparations for a military operation in northeast Syria after the United States began pulling back troops, opening the way for a Turkish attack on Kurdish-led forces long allied to Washington....
09:14 2019-10-08

Trump’s decision to make way for Turkey in Syria seen by critics as a Kurds betrayal President Trump faced swift criticism early Monday after the White House announced its decision to move U.S. troops from northern Syria and give way for Turkey’s planned military incursion in the region....
18:00 2019-10-07

Turkey to advance into northeast Syria after strike against supply route in Iraq Turkey said Tuesday it was ready to advance into northeast Syria following an overnight strike against a supply route that linked Syrian Kurds with Kurds in Iraq. The military action by Turkish armed forces came after the US began pulling back troops...
22:00 2019-10-08

Turkey says all its observation posts in Syria will remain in place, support to continue All of Turkey's observation posts, formed under an agreement with Russia and Iran, will remain in place and support will continue to be provided to the posts, Turkish presidential spokesman Ibrahim Kalin said on Wednesday....
03:14 2019-08-22

Turkey says Syria safe zone centre to start work next week A joint Turkish-U.S. operation centre to establish and manage a safe zone in northeast Syria will be fully operational next week, Turkish Defence Minister Hulusi Akar said on Friday....
20:42 2019-08-16

U.S., Turkey committed to accelerated progress on roadmap for Syria's Manbij: statement The United States and Turkey are committed to accelerated and concrete progress on the roadmap agreed upon for the northern Syrian town of Manbij, the U.S. Embassy in Ankara said on Wednesday....
16:00 2019-07-24

U.S. troops begin to pullout from northeast Syria as Turkey prepares operation U.S.-backed Kurdish-led forces said American troops began pulling back Monday from positions along the border in northeast Syria ahead of an expected Turkish invasion that the Syrian Kurds say will overturn five years of achievements in the battle ag...
13:14 2019-10-07

Syria's Idlib to take center stage in Turkey, Russia, Iran talks The leaders of Turkey, Russia and Iran are to meet again to strike a deal over the last rebel-held enclave in Syria. DW provides an overview of the catastrophic situation in Idlib....
23:56 2019-09-15

Turkey says Syria safe zone center with U.S. fully operational: Anadolu A joint Turkish-U.S. operation center to establish and manage a safe zone in northeast Syria is fully operational, Turkey's Defense Minister Hulusi Akar said on Saturday according to Anadolu news agency....
16:14 2019-08-24

Turkey's Syria advance leaves Europe with foreign fighter dilemma European states are trying to fast-track a plan to shift thousands of foreign Islamic State militants out of Syrian prison camps and into Iraq, after the outbreak of fresh conflict in Syria raised the risk of jihadists escaping or returning home....
17:14 2019-10-13

Turkey will launch operation in Syria if safe zone not established: minister Turkey's Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Monday that if a planned safe zone in northern Syria is not established, and if threats continue against Turkey, Ankara will launch a military operation east of the Euphrates river....
12:56 2019-07-22

Turkey’s Radical Plan: Send a Million Refugees Back to Syria Facing economic troubles in Turkey, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is pushing a plan to resettle refugees in a United States-controlled swath of Syria....
17:42 2019-09-10

The Latest: Germany’s Merkel urges Turkey to halt Syria push German Chancellor Angela Merkel urges Turkey’s president to immediately stop his country’s military offensive into northeastern Syria against Syrian Kurdish fighters...
16:14 2019-10-13

Explained: Why Turkey wants a military assault on Syrian Kurds A Turkish military operation against Syrian Kurdish territory could unleash instability, displacement and intense fighting. The Kurds are warning of ethnic cleansing and all out war....
08:28 2019-10-08

EU warns against Turkish military operation in Syria The European Union warned on Monday against any Turkish operation against Kurdish-led forces in northern Syria, after a surprise U.S. decision to pull its troops out of the region....
13:42 2019-10-07

Turkey, U.S. agree to form joint operation center for Syria safe zone Turkey and the United States agreed on Wednesday to establish a joint operation center in Turkey to coordinate and manage a planned safe zone in northeast Syria, a move that appeared to reduce the chance of imminent Turkish military action....
19:28 2019-08-07

Caught Between Trump, Turkey and Kurds, Pentagon Struggles to Piece Together Syria Strategy The Pentagon is scrambling to respond to the words of a president who views Syria and the fight against ISIS as a battle largely won and done for American troops....
02:28 2019-10-08

Trump calls Turkey assault on Syria a 'bad idea,' at least 7 civilians reported dead President Trump called Turkey's ongoing military assault in Syria a "bad idea" Wednesday as activists and war monitor reported at least seven civilians killed in the strikes....
02:56 2019-10-10

Thousands flee, dozens reported killed as Turkey pushes Syria assault Turkey pounded Kurdish militia in northeast Syria for a second day on Thursday, forcing tens of thousands of people to flee and killing dozens, in a cross-border assault on U.S. allies that has turned the Washington establishment against Donald Trump...
20:28 2019-10-10

U.S. troops weigh options for exits in Syria as Trump threatens sanctions on Turkey The Turks began attacks in Syria against the Kurds, longtime U.S. battlefield allies against IS, after President Donald Trump declared U.S. troops would stay out of the fight....
01:42 2019-10-15

Trump Levels Sanctions on Turkey in Attempt to Contain the Chaos Wreaked By His Syria Withdrawal President Donald Trump announced Monday his intention to level economic sanctions, hike tariffs and halt trade negotiations with Turkey as a result of its military incursion against U.S.-aligned Kurdish forces in northern Syria. “I will soon be...
02:00 2019-10-15

Trump calls for cease-fire in northern Syria and imposes sanctions on Turkey The president also said tariffs on steel imports from Turkey will be raised 50 percent, and that the United States has halted negotiations over a $100 billion trade deal with the country....
02:56 2019-10-15

What life is like on the Syria-Turkey border, one of the world's most tense and dangerous fault lines AP After threatening military incursions into northeast Syria to keep Kurdish forces at bay, Turkey has negotiated a "safe zone" in northern Syria. Turkey is deporting Syrian refugees back to Syria as its economy continues to spiral. Turkey and Syri...
06:00 2019-08-22

Trump greenlights Turkey’s plan to move against US Kurdish allies in northern Syria BLINDSIDED, BETRAYED: President Trump, overruling his advisers and blindsiding the Pentagon, has abruptly reversed course and endorsed Turkey’s imminent offensive against America’s Kurdish allies in northern Syria....
15:42 2019-10-07

Turkey says no truce in Syria after attack on its troops, urges Russia to restore calm Turkey denied Russian assertions on Thursday that a ceasefire had been put in place in Syria's Idlib province and demanded Russia restore calm, after the Syrian army and its allies shelled and attacked a Turkish observation post there....
15:00 2019-06-13

Russia and Turkey broker ceasefire in Syria's Idlib: Russian news agencies Russia and Turkey have brokered a complete ceasefire in Syria's Idlib province between Syrian government forces and rebels, Russian news agencies cited the Russian military as saying on Wednesday....
23:00 2019-06-12

Trump orders all U.S. troops to withdraw from Syria amid conflict between Turkey and Kurds U.S. President Donald Trump has ordered all of the country's troops to withdraw from Syria amid conflicts between Turkey and Kurdish forces, Defense Secretary Mark Esper said Sunday....
01:42 2019-10-14

Turkey's Syria invasion: Member of US Special Forces says, 'I am ashamed for the first time in my career' A U.S. Special Forces soldier serving alongside the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) in Syria told Fox News' Jennifer Griffin on Wednesday they were witnessing Turkish atrocities on the frontlines. ...
02:56 2019-10-10

Republican allies blast Trump's decision to hand northern Syria over to Turkey President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw U.S. troops from northern Syria ahead of a long-planned Turkish military operation is being blasted by Republicans better known for being loyal allies of the president....
02:28 2019-10-08

Turkey Opens Ground Assault On Syria's Kurds; Republicans Turn On Trump Turkish troops and their Syrian rebel allies attacked Kurdish militia in northeast Syria on Wednesday, pounding them with air strikes and artillery before starting a cross-border ground operation that......
06:00 2019-10-10

Trump Makes Sudden, Horrifying Decision to Let Turkey Invade Northern Syria Late on Sunday night, the Trump administration made a surprise announcement that it would pull back its remaining forces in Northern Syria and allow Turkish troops to commence a long-planned “operation” in the region. This operation is almost certain...
20:14 2019-10-07

Turkey says Kurdish forces emptied Islamic State prison in northeast Syria Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar said on Monday Syrian Kurdish YPG fighters had emptied a jail holding Islamic State prisoners in a part of Syria where Ankara is mounting an offensive, and that the prisoners there had been abducted....
22:56 2019-10-14

Steven Mnuchin: Donald Trump gave OK to sanction Turkey for Syria incursion President Donald Trump is giving his administration the authority to implement sanctions on Turkey after its military action against Kurdish forces in northern Syria, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Friday....
19:42 2019-10-12

Turkey opens ground assault on Syria's Kurds; U.S. Republicans turn on Trump Turkish troops and their Syrian rebel allies attacked Kurdish militia in northeast Syria on Wednesday, pounding them with air strikes and artillery before starting a cross-border ground operation that could transform an eight-year-old war....
01:14 2019-10-10

'We didn't give Turkey the green light' - Pompeo defends Syria withdrawal US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has defended Donald Trump's withdrawal of troops in Syria, saying the president did not give Turkey the "green light" to invade the country....
07:14 2019-10-10

Hundreds of ISIS followers escape in Syria amid fighting between Turkey, Kurds Hundreds of Islamic State followers escaped after storming the gates of a detention camp in northern Syria on Sunday after Turkish forces shelled the region – and Kurdish fighters warned more mass breakouts are likely as Turkey continues pressi...
22:56 2019-10-13

Turkey to launch own Syria plan in weeks unless has 'safe zone' control: Erdogan Turkey will launch its own operation to establish a "safe zone" in Syria if talks with the United States fail to give Turkish troops control of the area within a few weeks, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday....
06:42 2019-09-01

Female Kurdish politician among nine civilians killed by pro-Turkey forces in Syria, observers say Rebels shot at least nine civilians in execution-style killings in Syria, according to Syrian Observatory for Human RightsPro-Ankara fighters taking part in a Turkish offensive on Kurdish-held border towns in north-eastern Syria have killed at least ...
05:56 2019-10-13

As options narrow on Syria, Trump prepares to drop sanctions hammer on Turkey President Donald Trump's administration is set to impose economic sanctions on Ankara, potentially as early as this week, for its incursion into northern Syria, one of the few levers the United States still has over NATO-ally Turkey....
03:42 2019-10-14

Canada condemns Turkey's military action against Kurdish forces Canada condemned Turkey's assault on Kurdish militia in northeast Syria on Wednesday, saying it risked undermining both the stability of a fragile region and efforts to contain the Islamic State....
01:14 2019-10-10

Turkey military receiving Russian defense system training Turkey's defense minister says its military personnel are receiving training to operate the S-400 missile defense system despite U.S. and NATO objections to Ankara's decision to purchase the Russian technology....
09:14 2019-05-22

UN chief launches Syria inquiry amid protests over secrecy U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has selected a Nigerian general to lead a U.N. investigation into attacks on hospitals in Syria’s last opposition stronghold in the northwest amid protests that its findings will be kept secret...
01:42 2019-09-14

France says securing military in Syria as U.S. begins withdrawal France said on Monday it was taking measures to ensure the safety of its military and civilian personnel in northeastern Syria as the United States begins to withdraw its forces from the area following a Turkish offensive against Kurdish militias....
04:00 2019-10-14

Israeli military says 2 rockets fired at Israel from Syria JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military says two projectiles have been fired from Syria toward the Israeli-controlled Golan Heights. The military said Saturday there were no reports of casualties or damage. Israeli media reported sirens warning of inco...
21:28 2019-06-01

Syria says Israel hit military position in country’s south BEIRUT (AP) — Syria’s state-run news agency says Israel has attacked a military position in southern Syria, causing material damage. SANA said that during the Wednesday morning attack on al-Harra hill, Syrian air defenses were able to shoot dow...
07:42 2019-06-12

US Military To Get Custody Of 2 British ISIS Men Over Killings In Syria Two British men accused of involvement in the ISIS's summary executions of Western hostages, including Americans, are being transferred into US military custody because the Turkish incursion into......
06:00 2019-10-10

Syria Demands Immediate Withdrawal of All Foreign Military Forces (UNITED NATIONS) — Syria’s top diplomat demanded Saturday the immediate withdrawal of American and Turkish forces from the country and said his government reserves the right to defend its territory in any way necessary if they remain. ...
22:28 2019-09-28

Trump, Pentagon Have No Contingency Plan for ISIS Jailbreakers As Turkey Attacks U.S. Allies in Syria As Turkish warplanes bomb U.S.-backed Kurdish allies in northeastern Syria, the Trump Administration has yet to draw up a strategy to safeguard and maintain the more than 30 detention camps that hold tens of thousands of ISIS fighters, families and s...
02:28 2019-10-10

Turkey’s invasion of Syria puts Islamic State fight on hold at a critical time Islamic State remnants are seeking to revive their networks in Syria and Iraq but now the effort to prevent them from regaining a foothold has paused....
15:56 2019-10-12

Trump authorizes sanctions against Turkey amid Syria incursion, calls for end to its 'destabilizing actions' President Trump announced Monday afternoon that he will soon issue an executive order imposing sanctions on Turkey for its "destabilizing" offensive in Syria, amid a bipartisan outcry over the president's troop pullback earlier this year that endange...
23:14 2019-10-14

Turkey's threatened Syria strike puts US-backed forces fighting ISIS in jeopardy Turkey's threats to strike a Kurdish militia in Syria continued even as Pentagon officials met with their counterparts in Ankara in an attempt to hammer out a deal to protect the American-backed forces fighting ISIS....
04:00 2019-08-08

United States' U.N. envoy warns Turkey it faces 'consequences’ amid Syria assault The United States' envoy to the United Nations on Thursday warned Turkey it faced repercussions from its assault against Kurdish militias in northeastern Syria if it did not protect vulnerable populations or contain the Islamic State....
20:28 2019-10-10

Turkish army launches push into Syria, air strikes hit border town Turkey launched a military operation against Kurdish fighters in northeast Syria on Wednesday, with air strikes hitting the border town of Ras al Ain....
16:56 2019-10-09

Venezuela launches military exercises, warns Colombia Venezuelan President Maduro has accused Colombia of plotting his overthrow, while Bogota said Venezuela harbors and backs rogue rebel fighters. The US offered Colombia its "full support" against any attempted aggression....
10:42 2019-09-11

French officials criticize US over announced military pullback in Syria French Prime Minister Edouard Phillippe said Tuesday that his country's forces would remain in Syria to battle ISIS and defend Kurdish-led forces fighting the terror group....
03:42 2019-10-09

US military asks Germany to extend Tornado mission in Syria A German newsmagazine has reported that the US wants a German air force mission in Syria to continue. But Angela Merkel's junior coalition partners say they want the flights to end later this year....
08:28 2019-06-08

Turkey ousts three Kurdish mayors for suspected militant links, launches security operation Turkey on Monday replaced Kurdish mayors with state officials in three cities and detained more than 400 people for suspected militant links, the Interior Ministry said, a move likely to fuel tensions in the mainly Kurdish southeast....
15:28 2019-08-19

Syria Live Updates: As Turkey Invades, al-Assad Sees Chance to Reclaim Lost Territory Hours after reaching an agreement with Kurdish forces, the Syrian Army entered a key town near the Turkish border — a significant shift in the power dynamic....
20:00 2019-10-14

Trump reportedly offered to sell F-35 jets to Turkey in exchange for not attacking Kurdish forces in Syria REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque President Donald Trump reportedly advised Turkey not to invade northeastern Syria and offered to resume sales of the US's fifth-generation aircraft, the Lockheed Martin F-35. Trump reportedly offered Erdogan "a really good pac...
06:28 2019-10-10

Turkey announces northern Syria invasion of ground forces; multiple civilians reported dead Turkey announced Wednesday that its ground forces invaded northeastern Syria to fight against Kurdish forces just hours after launching an initial assault in the area, as the first reports of deaths emerged....
02:56 2019-10-10

Vladimir Putin, Hassan Rouhani, Recep Erdogan meet in Turkey to discuss fighting in Syria Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday hosted Presidents Hassan Rouhani of Iran and Vladimir Putin of Russia to discuss the civil war in Syria, which is now in its eighth year....
16:42 2019-09-16

Syrian army begins to move troops to 'confront' Turkey in northern Syria: state media The Syrian army has begun deploying its troops to northern Syria battlefronts to "confront a Turkish aggression" on Syrian territory, state media said on Sunday....
00:00 2019-10-14

Turkey orders arrest of 128 military personnel over suspected Gulen links: Anadolu Turkey has ordered the arrest of 128 military personnel over suspected links to the network accused by Ankara of orchestrating an attempted coup in 2016, state-run Anadolu news agency said on Tuesday....
08:42 2019-06-18

Saudi Arabia launches military industrial licensing programme Saudi Arabia said on Sunday it had begun accepting license applications for firms in the military industrial sector, a major target under plans to diversify the kingdom's economy away from oil exports....
17:42 2019-09-08

Oil steady amid military action in Syria, rising crude inventories Oil prices held steady on Wednesday as Turkey launched an offensive in Syria that could disrupt crude production in the region and on hopes of progress in ending the U.S.-China trade war. A buildup in U.S. crude inventories limited gains....
12:00 2019-10-10

Civilians ‘must not be a target’, urges UNHCR, following military escalation in northern Syria The scale-up in military operations in north-east Syria has forced tens of thousands of civilians to seek safety, the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, said on Thursday, one day after Turkey launched airstrikes and a ground offensive across the border....
21:14 2019-10-10

US military asks Germany to extend Tornado mission in Syria: report A German newsmagazine has reported that the US wants a German air force mission in Syria to continue. But Angela Merkel's junior coalition partners say they want the flights to end later this year....
05:28 2019-06-08

Montreal demonstrators protest Turkish military invasion in northern Syria Turkey's military offensive targeting Kurdish militia comes after U.S. President Donald Trump abruptly decided that American troops would not interfere....
23:14 2019-10-12

Thousands are trapped in a desert settlement in Syria, a US military base is just 10 miles away Shukri Shehab and his wife have not slept in two nights. Their three-week-old granddaughter will not stop crying. She needs simple medicine for bloating, Shehab says, but it is nearly impossible for them to find....
13:56 2019-08-01

De-escalation of Turkish military operation in northern Syria ‘absolutely essential’ A de-escalation of renewed conflict in northern Syria is “absolutely essential,” the UN Secretary-General António Guterres said on Thursday. His comments follow the launch of airstrikes and a ground offensive by Turkey on Wednesday just days after th...
01:42 2019-10-11

Trump Endorses Turkish Military Operation in Syria, Shifting U.S. Policy The operation would sweep away American-backed Kurdish forces near the border in Syria. The White House said U.S. forces “will no longer be in the immediate area.”...
07:28 2019-10-07

Syrian army resumes military operations against rebels in northwest Syria The Syrian army said on Monday it was resuming military operations in a Russian-led campaign in northwest Syria that has uprooted tens of thousands and killed hundreds, blaming Turkey for not abiding by its commitments under a truce deal....
21:56 2019-08-05

Kremlin rebuffs Trump on Syria, says military action in Idlib is justified The Kremlin on Monday rebuffed criticism from U.S. President Donald Trump of Russian and Syrian government military action in Syria's Idlib province, saying it was justified....
14:28 2019-06-03

Canada condemns Turkish military invasion in northeast Syria: Freeland Canada's Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland said the unilateral action by Turkey risks rolling back the progress against militants affiliated with the Islamic State, also known as Daesh....
03:14 2019-10-10

U.S. military strike targets al-Qaida leaders in Syria, at least 40 reported dead The U.S. military said it conducted a strike in Syria against al-Qaida leaders in the rebel-held Idlib province, located in the north west of the country....
03:28 2019-09-01

President Endorses Turkish Military Operation in Syria, Shifting U.S. Policy The operation would sweep away American-backed Kurdish forces near the border in Syria. The White House said U.S. forces “will no longer be in the immediate area.”...
17:42 2019-10-07

Iran building new classified military base in Syria: intelligence sources Iran has established a new military base in Syria and has plans to house thousands of troops at the location, according to multiple Western intelligence sources....
03:00 2019-09-04

UN warns more military action in Syria’s Idlib province will overwhelm aid efforts The U.N. deputy humanitarian chief warned Tuesday that further military operations in northwest Syria's Idlib province will overwhelm aid efforts, stressing that an estimated 3 million people are caught up in crossfire in the last rebel stronghold....
23:42 2019-05-28

Trump Approves Turkish Military Operation in Syria, Shifting U.S. Policy The operation would sweep away American-backed Kurdish forces near the border in Syria. The White House said U.S. forces “will no longer be in the immediate area.”...
07:00 2019-10-07

Turkey chemical factory explosion launches metal tank into sky above fleeing onlookers, video shows A metal tank exploded and launched into the sky Wednesday after a raging fire engulfed a chemical factory in Istanbul, injuring two firefighters battling the blaze and sending bystanders fleeing for cover....
05:56 2019-09-20

Lindsey Graham threatens 'sanctions from hell' and warns Turkey against crossing a 'red line' as it readies for attack in Syria BULENT KILIC / AFP) (Photo by BULENT KILIC/AFP via Getty Images Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham, one of President Donald Trump's staunchest allies, issued a stern warning to Turkey over attacking Kurdish forces in northeastern Syria. Turkey has expr...
08:28 2019-10-09

Trump: Turkey will face ‘swift, strong, and severe’ sanctions if it doesn't protect religious minorities in Syria President Trump said he warned Turkey it would face economic sanctions if it does not protect religious minorities in northern Syria while it conducts military operations there....
12:14 2019-10-13

'Stain on America's honor': Trump gives Turkey green light to attack US-Kurdish allies in northern Syria Overruling his advisers and blindsiding the Pentagon, President Trump has abruptly reversed course and endorsed Turkey’s imminent offensive against U.S.-Kurdish allies in northern Syria....
02:56 2019-10-08

Esper defends U.S. withdrawal from northern Syria as Trump decries 'Endless Wars,' touts sanctions on Turkey Secretary of Defense Mark Esper defended President Trump's decision to withdraw U.S. forces from northern Syria as Turkey continues to attack the Kurds, while Trump himself denounced getting involved in "endless wars" and talked up sanctions against ...
18:28 2019-10-13

Turkey orders arrest of 223 military personnel over suspected Gulen links: state media Turkey has ordered the arrest of 223 serving military personnel across the country and in the breakaway state of Northern Cyprus over suspected links to a network Ankara accuses of organizing an attempted coup in 2016, state media said on Saturday....
16:28 2019-09-14

NATO ally Turkey asked Trump for 'military support' in attack on Kurdish partners Turkey requested American military support in a controversial offensive against the Syrian Kurdish militias that provided crucial aid to the U.S.-led coalition against the Islamic State, according to U.S. officials....
06:14 2019-10-11

South Korea Launches Military Exercise for Islets Also Claimed by Japan The exercises are meant to protect South Korea’s claim to a set of islets also claimed by Japan, as ties between the two countries are at their worst in years....
11:42 2019-08-25

Kim Jong Un says missile launches a warning to U.S., South Korea over military drill The missile launch, the North's fourth such action in less than two weeks, came amid stalled nuclear talks with Washington and U.S.-South Korea military exercises, though the allies played down the tests....
07:42 2019-08-07

Military operation in northeast Syria could see unintentional release of ISIL affiliates: UN chief The ongoing Turkish military incursion in northeast Syria could unintentionally lead to the release of scores of people associated with the terrorist group ISIL, the UN Secretary-General fears....
22:00 2019-10-14

Erdogan threatens military action in Syria, US-backed group vows 'all-out war' if attacked Turkey President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Saturday that his country will soon launch an “air and ground military operation” east of the Euphrates River in northeastern Syria, prompting the U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) to promise “all-o...
09:42 2019-10-06

Turkish military enters Syria to begin joint U.S. 'safe zone' patrol Armed Turkish military vehicles crossed into northeast Syria on Sunday to begin planned joint U.S.-Turkey patrols to establish a "safe zone" along the border....
09:42 2019-09-08

Turkish military enters Syria to begin joint U.S. "safe zone" patrol Armed Turkish military vehicles crossed into war-stricken Syria on Sunday to begin joint patrols with U.S. counterparts to establish a high-stakes "safe zone" along a border region controlled by Kurdish forces....
18:28 2019-09-08

Turkey's Syria incursion may allow ISIS to attempt mass prison break amid US withdrawal, Kurdish fighters warn ISIS fighters and other terrorists comprising the more than 10,000 Islamic militants jailed in northeast Syria could launch a mass prison break as U.S. troops withdraw from the region in response to Turkey's impending incursion, Syrian Kurdish fighte...
12:56 2019-10-08

Turkey-Syria payback: Norway suspends arms sales to Erdogan regime, exposing cracks in NATO solidarity Turkey’s incursion into northeastern Syria this week has not only been met with international condemnation – but it has also induced something of a schism between members of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)....
14:42 2019-10-11

Senators announce a bipartisan bill to impose 'severe sanctions' on Turkey and block military sales Associated Press Senators announced a bipartisan bill on Wednesday that would punish Turkey for its invasion of northern Syria. Bill sponsor Sen. Chris Van Hollen, a Maryland Democrat, said the measure would immediately block US arms sales to Turkey...
06:28 2019-10-10

ABC News Broadcasts Fake Syria Bombing Video That's Actually From a Kentucky Military Show in 2017 ABC News aired a video on Sunday that host Tom Llamas said depicted a Turkish attack in northern Syria against Kurdish civilians. Turkey is indeed pushing into Syria and slaughtering Kurds along the way, but the video ABC News played last night is fr...
18:00 2019-10-14

German Soccer Team Releases Player For Supporting Turkish Military Mission Into Syria Second-division German soccer club St. Pauli are famous for their leftist values. The club demonstrated just how deep those values run on Monday by releasing Turkish player Cenk Şahin after he had publicly supported his country’s deployment of milita...
00:28 2019-10-15

Kurdish forces in Syria fear Turkey will launch attacks rapidly to take advantage of 'confusion' caused by Trump's US troop withdrawal plan REUTERS/Murad Sezer Turkey wasted no time in moving troops to key points on its border with Syria Tuesday, in an apparent attempt to mitigate any u-turn from the White House over the US withdrawal of troops from the country. Trump shocked observers ...
17:42 2019-10-08

Donald Trump threatens Turkey with 'extremely decimated economy' over Syria Donald Trump has launched a harsh attack on Turkey, threatening to "totally destroy and obliterate" its economy if it takes a planned military strike in Syria too far....
04:56 2019-10-08

A reporter who dug up a local hero's old offensive tweets was fired for his own offensive tweets Photo by Matthew Holst/Getty Images The Des Moines Register reporter who came under fire for reporting on a local Iowa hero's old, offensive tweets was fired by the newspaper for his own old, offensive tweets. Iowa resident Carson King turned a vira...
06:56 2019-09-30

Trump Just Handed Control of ISIS Prisoners to Turkey. Not Everyone in Turkey Is Happy About That President Donald Trump’s impromptu endorsement of a Turkish incursion into northeast Syria has prompted accusations that Trump had betrayed America’s Kurdish allies in Syria. But his handing Turkey responsibility for thousands of ISIS pri...
03:14 2019-10-09

Turkey's Erdogan says Turkey has definitely bought Russian S-400 defense system Turkey has already bought S-400 defense systems from Russia which he hopes will be delivered in July, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday....
23:00 2019-06-12

After Trump calls off military strike against Iran, the US struck Iranian military computers U.S. military cyber forces launched a strike against Iran after President Donald Trump backed away from plans for a more conventional military strike....
20:28 2019-06-23

Sudan military council says it foils attempted military coup Sudan’s ruling military council says it has foiled an attempted military coup just days after the military and a pro-democracy coalition agreed on a joint sovereign council to rule the country during a transition period until elections are organized...
00:28 2019-07-12

Sudan military council says it foiled attempted military coup A top Sudanese general has said the country's ruling military council has foiled a coup attempt. General Jamal Omar in a statement broadcast on state television said 12 officers and four soldiers had been arrested....
02:14 2019-07-12

The Observer view on Syria: Syria’s new horror was foretold. It shames us all | Observer editorial Turkey’s invasion of north-east Syria, faciliated by the withdrawal of US forces, could lead to a resurgence of Islamic StateThe conflict engulfing north-east Syria is a wholly avoidable disaster. It was widely foreseen. It could, and should, have be...
13:28 2019-10-13

What Jets’ shaky offensive line needs right now The Jets’ offensive line played together in a game for the first time last week. It did not go well. It looked like a group that had not played together before … because it hadn’t. Injuries and the late addition of center Ryan Kalil led to the starti...
07:56 2019-09-16

How To Access Destiny 2’s New Vex Offensive Mode If you have Destiny 2 and can’t figure out how to start the game’s new Vex Offensive, you’re not alone. We were initially vexed, too. (Yes, I’m a dad.)....
05:42 2019-10-06

Artist Kehinde Wiley on what to do with offensive art As the nation debates what to do with civic statues that glorify slavery and white supremacy, one artist has a solution. Kehinde Wiley wants more art....
02:00 2019-10-03

The Latest: UN says 100k displaced in Turkish offensive The United Nations says an estimated 100,000 people have been displaced three days into the Turkish military offensive on northeastern Syria, while markets, schools and clinics have been closed...
19:14 2019-10-11

Bolton Says U.S. Is Expanding Offensive Cyber Operations The U.S. intends to expand offensive cyberoperations to counter digital economic espionage and other commercial hacks, White House national security adviser John Bolton said at The Wall Street Journal’s CFO Network annual meeting....
21:00 2019-06-12

Erdogan Presses Putin on Syrian Offensive Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan flew to Russia to persuade Vladimir Putin to rein in his Syrian allies, whose offensive on rebels’ last stronghold is threatening to drive thousands of refugees into Turkey. It isn’t clear what assurances he sec...
00:28 2019-08-28

Trump Locates the Most Offensive Possible Take on Puerto Rico President Donald Trump welcomed Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan to the White House on Monday, where he used the foreign head of state’s visit to complain about Puerto Rico’s elected officials and boast that he himself was “the best thing to ever ...
04:14 2019-07-23

“Mondays with Sumlin”: Talkin’ UA Offensive Line TUCSON – At this week’s “Mondays with Sumlin”, the University of Arizona football coach had high praise for the Wildcat Offensive Line. Here’s more from Monday’s sportscast:...
00:00 2019-10-09

Offensive fireworks: 5 NFL teams that will be explosive in 2019 The NFL world is quiet around the Fourth of July, but several teams will put on quite the display of offensive fireworks when the season starts.       ...
00:14 2019-07-05

Instagram will ask users to rethink posting something offensive Instagram will ask users to think again if they are about to post something that could be considered offensive and early tests suggest it could work, says the firm...
15:00 2019-07-09

Colombia's FARC dissidents say will launch new offensive Former members of Colombia's Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) rebels who refused to demobilize under a 2016 peace deal said in a video posted overnight they will launch a new offensive because of failure to implement the accord....
14:00 2019-08-29

Haney apologizes for offensive LPGA comments Hank Haney made disparaging comments about Koreans on the LPGA Tour in advance of the U.S. Women's Open. He later apologized, saying he regretted making the insensitive comments....
20:28 2019-05-29

Australia worried about Turkish offensive, IS resurgence Australia is worried Turkey’s military incursion in northern Syria could galvanize a resurgence of the Islamic State group, and has refused to endorse the close ally U.S. for pulling back its troops from the area...
06:56 2019-10-10

Local shop changes name over offensive language concerns TUCSON – A local Tucson shop recently had to change names because the language could be considered offensive. The name was Creative Tribe. It was to try and convey inclusiveness and togetherness, but people in the Native American community enli...
18:14 2019-07-03

Jets’ ‘depressing’ offensive line finally comes through Ryan Kalil could feel the difference. “It felt like the first time this season we were able to play fast,’’ the Jets center said. The difference was palpable to Kelvin Beachum. “We knew where each other was, and I think that showed throughout the gam...
10:00 2019-10-14

Yankees sweep Red Sox in London with another offensive barrage LONDON — If MLB and England invite the Yankees back for a second look they undoubtedly will listen to the pitch. Aaron Boone, Brian Cashman and players never missed a chance to gush about what an overwhelming experience playing two games at Lon...
20:56 2019-06-30

Jets need to clean up their messy offensive line When Sam Darnold was informed by Jets head coach Adam Gase on Thursday night that the doctors recommended he not play Sunday in Philadelphia, the quarterback was gutted. Darnold’s first words to Gase were: “I feel like I’m letting the other guys down...
06:28 2019-10-05

Jets offensive line saga somehow reaches new low PHILADELPHIA — Sam Darnold’s spleen saved the rest of his body. Despite facing an Eagles pass rush which had recorded a league-low three sacks through its first four games, the Jets surrendered 10 sacks in their 31-6 blowout loss Sunday at Lincoln Fi...
19:56 2019-10-07

Twitter rolls out filter for potentially offensive DMs Twitter is quickly acting on plans to filter potentially offensive direct messages. It's rolling out the filter to all users on Android, iOS and the web. As during the test, there isn't much mystery to how this works. If a message contai...
00:28 2019-10-01

| Five killed in offensive on Rwandan warlord - DRC army A total of five people were killed in the offensive that eliminated a Rwandan Hutu rebel leader in DRC who was wanted by the International Criminal Court for war crimes, the Congolese army says....
11:14 2019-09-20

Germany's von der Leyen begins EU charm offensive The German defense minister was grilled by Green, Socialist, and free-market liberals as she faces an uphill battle to secure the European Commission presidency. Many are unhappy with the process of her nomination....
19:28 2019-07-10

Sunnyside scores vs. Cienega on offensive 1st play of game TUCSON – Sunnyside High School’s football team scored on their first offensive play of the game. Jose Acosta took the pass and sprinted down the sidelines to put the Blue Devils up by an early touchdown. Complete highlights on Friday Foot...
10:28 2019-10-05

13 Pa. police officers to be fired over offensive Facebook posts Thirteen officers in Pennsylvania will be fired following an investigation into racist and offensive Facebook posts, the Philadelphia police commissioner announced on Thursday....
05:56 2019-07-19

Ferrari advances product offensive with two new folding hardtops The F8 Spider is the roadster version of the F8 Tributo eight-cylinder turbocharged mid-engine coupe unveiled in Geneva this year. The 812 GTS is the convertible version of the 12-cylinder front-engine 812 Superfast....
02:00 2019-09-10

Twitter is testing a filter for potentially offensive messages Twitter is taking its screening of unknown direct messages a step further. The social media giant announced today that it is testing a filter for messages that contain offensive content. Messages containing potentially suspect words will be stored aw...
16:14 2019-08-16

Maserati won't see profits until after product offensive starts in 2020 FCA CEO Mike Manley called Maserati's sales volume "disappointing" and said the third and fourth quarters also will be difficult for the brand before business improves next year....
17:00 2019-08-06

UA Offensive Lineman Burrola hopes Cats improve TUCSON – U of A sophomore lineman Edgar Burrola talks about the Wildcat football motivational “word of the week” from Coach Kevin Sumlin and his staff as the Wildcats prep for Saturday’s game against NAU....
13:00 2019-09-04

74 Kurdish-led fighters killed in Turkish offensive: monitor The death toll among Syrian Kurdish-led fighters battling a Turkish offensive has risen to 74, most of whom have been killed in the Tel Abyad area, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on Saturday....
13:42 2019-10-12

Trudeau says offensive posts made by N.S. candidate ‘unacceptable,’ but will allow him to run During a campaign stop Sunday, Trudeau said the​ social media posts were "unacceptable," but that he was pleased that Jaime Battiste has apologized "unreservedly."...
00:28 2019-10-07

Syrian Observatory: 30 civilians killed in Turkish offensive The civilian death toll resulting from Turkey's offensive into northern Syria has risen to 30, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on Saturday....
13:42 2019-10-12

'Offensive' tennis shoes taken off shelves by Nike selling for £2,000 Controversial tennis shoes withdrawn from sale by Nike because they featured an old version of the American flag are selling online for almost £2,000....
20:14 2019-07-02

‘Trump’ license plate rejected in Sweden for being offensive Talk about drunk texting. A Swedish man’s application for a vanity license plate reading “TRUMP” has been denied. Marcus Saaf told the Aftonbladet newspaper that he recently purchased a new American SUV (model unspecified) and “was drunk and thought ...
20:00 2019-09-10

The most troubling part of Jets’ offensive line issues Jets offensive line coach Frank Pollack looks like he has not been sleeping much lately. Besides head coach Adam Gase, there may not be a coach with more pressure on him than Pollack after the Jets’ 0-3 start. Pollack’s offensive line has struggled m...
01:28 2019-09-25

Mets finally seeing Todd Frazier become an offensive force LOS ANGELES — Todd Frazier was incredulous it took until his latest blast, earlier this week, for somebody to ask about his tradition of pretending to check his watch during his home run trot. “I check my watch and let [the pitcher] know it wasn’t th...
12:56 2019-05-30

Jets can’t find answers to offensive line woes One of the biggest issues the Jets have to solve before they take the field again in two weeks is what’s going on with the offensive line. The unit was terrible on Sunday and has struggled mightily through the first three weeks. “We just didn’t play ...
16:14 2019-09-24

Padres-Rockies offensive show ends in least fitting way possible DENVER — In a historically high-scoring series, the outcome was decided by a pinch-hitting pitcher. On a bases-loaded walk, no less, off a starter who was making his first major league relief appearance. That seems appropriate for such a wacky series...
19:42 2019-06-17

Offensive line is turning into Giants’ saving grace Did that not look better? The Giants did not come close to winning in Week 1, but there is no doubt they have put together a far upgraded product on their offensive line. Eli Manning was sacked one time in 44 drop backs, and that was on a poorly desi...
10:42 2019-09-11

Broncos sign offensive lineman Chaz Green ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The Denver Broncos signed fifth-year free agent offensive lineman Chaz Green on the eve of a three-day minicamp that will wrap up their offseason work. Green has appeared in 22 games in three seasons with the Cowboys and one w...
02:56 2019-06-04

Rams glad to be unbeaten despite ordinary offensive start In production, in execution and in overall cleverness, Sean McVay's offense has been fairly ordinary during the first three games of his third season with the Los Angeles Rams....
00:00 2019-09-27

The Latest: Ocasio-Cortez responds after offensive video FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a California team apologizing for offensive video showing Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (all times local): 6:20 p.m. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez says words matter and she’s gotten death threats after hatefu...
05:14 2019-05-29

The US planted offensive malware in Russia's power grid The US appears to be acting on its promise to aggressively respond to cyberwarfare threats. New York Times sources say Cyber Command has planted offensive malware in Russia's electrical grid, not just reconnaissance as has been the case since "...
21:56 2019-06-15

Erdogan says Turkish-led offensive to extend further along Syrian border Turkey's incursion into Syria will stretch from Kobani in the west to Hasaka in the east, going some 30 km (19 miles) into Syrian territory, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday, and the town of Ras al Ain was already under Turkish control....
17:14 2019-10-13

Jets’ offensive ineptitude gets worse in humiliating Eagles loss PHILADELPHIA — Imagine where the Jets would be without an offensive mastermind. The Jets remain winless four games into the Adam Gase Era, with Sunday’s 31-6 loss at Lincoln Financial Field marking the latest showcase of the league’s most pathetic of...
22:28 2019-10-06

Jets trade for Ravens' Lewis to buoy offensive line Ravens guard Alex Lewis, who earlier Monday posted on Instagram that he was being released, was instead traded to the Jets for a conditional draft pick....
00:28 2019-08-06

Jets’ offensive-line chemistry a huge concern for Week 1 Highlights from the Jets practice on Monday: Something good This was Le’Veon Bell’s strongest practice of the summer. The running back received a heavy workload and he was very active. He was hitting holes with force and was not shying away from cont...
22:00 2019-08-12

Offensive messages on Arsenal kits as Adidas campaign backfires An Adidas campaign promoting the new Arsenal kit has backfired after Twitter users were able to post racist, antisemitic and offensive messages via the sportswear giant's official account....
21:00 2019-07-02

UCLA upsets Washington State in wild offensive bonanza PULLMAN, Wash. — Dorian Thompson-Robinson threw a 15-yard touchdown pass to Demetric Felton with 1:07 left in the game as winless UCLA overcame a 32-point second-half deficit and a record nine TD passes by Washington State’s Anthony Gordon and ...
16:14 2019-09-22

Boston arts museum bans 2 visitors for offensive language Boston's Museum of Fine Arts has banned two visitors and vowed to change protocols for guards after minority middle school students said they were subjected to racism by staff and patrons during a field trip last week....
04:42 2019-05-25

Trump goes on offensive over Biden and Ukraine as Schiff ponders impeachment Whistleblower scandal swirls over WashingtonBiden strikes back at Trump over corruption claimsTrumpworld went on the offensive on Sunday, over what the president and his allies claim is un-investigated corruption involving Joe Biden and his son in Uk...
18:14 2019-09-22

Harvard Rescinds Admission for Parkland Student Over ‘Offensive’ Comments The student, Kyle Kashuv, a recent graduate of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, had repeatedly used racial slurs in a written chat with classmates when he was 16....
18:56 2019-06-17

Titans offensive coordinator apologizes for yelling at injured rookie Arthur Smith is in his first season as the Titans offensive coordinator. A.J. Brown is in his first as an NFL player. Both rookies are still learning.       ...
04:00 2019-08-14

| US, Egypt urge calm in Libya amid Tripoli offensive The United States and Egypt, a key backer of Libyan militia leader Khalifa Haftar, have called for calm as the strongman pressed ahead in his offensive on Tripoli....
21:28 2019-05-29

Criticism a motivating factor for Vols' offensive line Tennessee offensive linemen eager to assist in Vols' resurgence after enduring their share of criticism during two straight losing seasons       ...
23:42 2019-08-22

2020 Audi RS6 Avant kickstarts new performance product offensive Most of the bodywork is bespoke. Audi says 0-62mph takes 3.6sec Five hot new Audis will follow in the 591bhp wake of the super estate later this year Audi Sport has revealed the fourth-generation RS6 Avant, which features a 591bhp mild-hybrid twin...
00:28 2019-08-21

Daniel Jones’ speed gives Giants’ offensive coordinator options Mike Shula isn’t running to dig up the old plays he used to call when he was with the Panthers and his quarterback was Cam Newton, but with rookie Daniel Jones showing off some mobility, the Giants’ offensive coordinator may keep a few in mind. “Ther...
12:14 2019-06-06

Adam Gase: Jets’ rusty offensive line will be just fine Adam Gase said he isn’t concerned about the offensive line’s lack of reps together entering the Jets’ regular-season opener. The unit began practicing together only this week, after right guard Brian Winters returned from a shoulder injury. The group...
10:00 2019-09-07

Schumer calls for CBP leadership to be fired over offensive Facebook group Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., called Wednesday for the Trump administration to remove top officials at U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP)....
00:28 2019-07-04

72 Philadelphia Officers Benched After Offensive Social Media Posts Officers accused of making racist, dehumanizing or otherwise biased posts were placed on administrative duty in Philadelphia and barred from presenting cases to prosecutors in St. Louis....
21:28 2019-06-20

Buffalo Bills offensive lineman retires over 'fear of the unknown' Buffalo Bills offensive lineman Isaac Asiata announced his retirement Tuesday, citing anxiety and “fear of the unknown” in a heartfelt message posted on social media....
20:56 2019-07-31

Liverpool's Harvey Elliott 'truly sorry' for offensive Harry Kane video Teenage winger apologises after clip circulates onlineElliott impresses in 3-1 comeback victory over LyonLiverpool’s new 16-year-old Harvey Elliott has apologised for his “senseless” actions after a video surfaced in which he appeared to perform an o...
06:28 2019-08-01

Adam Gase hints at shake-up of Jets’ offensive line Jets coach Adam Gase sounds like he is considering some changes along his offensive line. The line has been terrible in the Jets’ first three games and the offense could barely function two weeks ago against the Patriots. Gase had time to study the l...
06:56 2019-10-01

49ers sign offensive tackle Joe Staley to 2-year extension SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers have signed offensive tackle Joe Staley to a two-year extension that will keep the longest-tenured player on the team under contract through 2021. The team announced the deal at the state of the franchi...
05:56 2019-06-06

Kelvin Beachum injury could be hit to Jets’ offensive-line depth While the Jets are waiting for their newest offensive lineman to take the field, they watched another key one limp off the field Friday, when left tackle Kelvin Beachum exited practice early with a right ankle injury. Beachum was able to walk to the ...
08:56 2019-08-03

Civilian death toll mounts as Syrian offensive widens Air strikes have killed more than two dozen civilians including 11 children in rebel-held northwestern Syria in the last two days in an escalation of a Russian-backed offensive, a war monitor and local activists said on Saturday....
15:42 2019-08-17

Trump defends allowing offensive against Kurds: 'They didn't help us in the Second World War' "They didn't help us in the second World War, they didn't help us with Normandy for example," Trump told reporters about the Kurds coming under Turkish attack in Syria....
12:56 2019-10-10

'A second Trump': Bolsonaro's offensive rhetoric adds to Brazil's discomfort Supporters say his tendency to speak freely is sincere – but detractors call it a PR disasterHe parleyed his way to Brazil’s presidency with a vote-winning barrage of scaremongering and bombast.But eight months into Jair Bolsonaro’s far-right tenure,...
19:56 2019-08-19

After LSE's sharp rebuff, HKEX begins investor charm offensive Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing is embarking on a three-week charm offensive with London Stock Exchange investors as the Asian trading house tries to salvage its proposed $39 billion takeover offer....
19:56 2019-09-15

'SNL' fires Shane Gillis due to 'offensive, hurtful and unacceptable' comments "Saturday Night Live" fired one of its most recent hires, Shane Gillis, after videos surfaced in which he used gay and racial slurs, and made other disparaging comments....
02:14 2019-09-17

Democratic debate 2019: Julian Castro goes on offensive against Biden HOUSTON – Julian Castro went on offense Thursday night and accused Vice President Joe Biden of being forgetful and not living up to the health care aspirations of President Barack Obama. “I’m fulfilling the legacy of Barack Obama, and you...
07:42 2019-09-13

Dems seize offensive against Trump after detention center outrage Democrats in Congress think they can finally beat Donald Trump on immigration.Senior Democrats this week leaped into the debate over border policy — livestreaming their trips to detention facilities, calling for the ouster of Department of Homeland ...
04:28 2019-07-04

Julie Chen confronts 'Big Brother' contestant over offensive comments After 'Big Brother' contestant Jack Matthews was evicted from the house on Thursday night's live episode, he sat down with host Julie Chen to discuss his recent controversial remarks....
18:28 2019-08-09

Liverpool report offensive ‘Hillsborough chants’ to Football Association The Football Association is to investigate complaints that Manchester United’s Women’s Super League victory over Liverpool was marred by offensive chanting about the Hillsborough disaster.The Guardian understands that while Liverpool have not made a ...
10:28 2019-09-29

IHOP ultrasound pic of pregnant belly full-o-pancakes: Funny or offensive? IHOP posted an ultrasound photo of a pregnant uterus full of pancakes to wish moms a Happy Mother's Day. People found the post offensive.        ...
14:32 2019-05-21

Adidas social media campaign backfires after racist and offensive tweets Adidas newest social media campaign was met with widespread backlash after the sports brand accidentally tweeted racist and offensive phrases and slogans....
02:28 2019-07-03

UN Security Council condemns Taliban offensive as a blow against ‘sustainable peace’ The United Nations Security Council has condemned the announcement by Taliban militants in Afghanistan of its spring offensive, saying it will result in more “unnecessary suffering and destruction for the Afghan people”....
16:00 2019-05-21

Zuck says Facebook will never curb offensive content — but vows to protect its moderators For the past five years, we’ve heard countless reports on how hard content moderation really is, and moderators at social networking giant Facebook could have it the toughest. Earlier this year, The Verge’s Casey Newton published an article titled “T...
16:56 2019-10-01

62 Border Agents Belonged to Offensive Facebook Group, Investigation Finds Internal investigators are examining agents who were members of social media groups that posted inappropriate images, memes and comments about immigrants and lawmakers....
06:14 2019-07-16

Daniel Jones named NFC Offensive Player of the Week after Giants debut Danny Dimes is already getting an award. Daniel Jones was named NFC Offensive Player of the Week on Wednesday morning after leading the Giants to a 32-31 comeback victory Sunday over the Buccaneers in his first career start. Jones was 23-for-36 passi...
15:42 2019-09-25

72 Philadelphia police officers on administrative duty after alleged offensive posts More than 70 Philadelphia police officers are off the streets after racist or offensive social media posts were uncovered.        ...
03:28 2019-06-21

Teen cheerleader appeared in ‘deeply offensive’ blackface video: district A high school cheerleader in California posted a “deeply offensive” video online of herself in blackface spouting a racial slur, school officials have confirmed. The unidentified white teen slathers dark makeup on her face and leans toward the camera...
21:42 2019-06-04

Miami Dolphins players vow 'revolt' if top offensive lineman gets traded: report Some Miami Dolphins players are reportedly considering a “revolt” should the team part with offensive lineman Laremy Tunsil, who's been the subject of trade rumors....
11:42 2019-08-31

NFL offensive lineman on quest to meet extraordinary weight goal: 'It's terrible' Pittsburgh Steelers offensive lineman Alejandro Villanueva is on a quest to gain more weight before the team kicks off its 2019 season against the New England Patriots next month....
00:42 2019-08-17

Erdogan tells Putin that Syrian offensive is causing humanitarian crisis Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan told Russia's Vladimir Putin on Friday that Syrian army attacks in northwest Syria are causing a humanitarian crisis and threaten Turkey's national security, the Turkish presidency said....
22:42 2019-08-23

Illinois Republicans remove offensive Facebook post about ‘Jihad Squad’ Republican County Chairmen’s Association president sorry for ‘unauthorized’ post that insulted four Democratic congresswomenAn Illinois Republican group has apologized and removed from its Facebook page a post that showed images of four Democratic co...
17:56 2019-07-22

Ex-Giants offensive lineman Mitch Petrus dies of heat stroke Officials say former New York Giants offensive lineman Mitch Petrus has died in Arkansas of apparent heat stroke       ...
16:42 2019-07-19

Phoenix cops’ offensive Facebook posts lead to misconduct investigation PHOENIX (KPNX) — Declaring her “shock” at Phoenix police officers’  inflammatory posts on Facebook, Police Chief Jeri Williams said Tuesday she was assigning an undisclosed number of officers to desk jobs while they’re investi...
07:28 2019-06-06

'The View' slams Kyle Kashuv over offensive texts: 'He could go to Trump University' "The View" co-hosts ripped Parkland student Kyle Kashuv for racist, misogynist, and anti-Semitic texts he wrote in a chatroom when he was 16 that led Harvard University to rescind his acceptance....
07:14 2019-06-19

Syrian rebels say Russian-backed forces prepare to resume offensive Syrian rebel fighters on Wednesday said Russian-backed forces were amassing troops in preparation for resuming a five-month offensive in northwest Syria after a second day of raids by jets believed to be Russian threatened to end a fragile ceasefire....
02:14 2019-09-12

China’s Pacific offensive intensifies as Taiwan cuts relations with Kiribati Taipei loses second ally in a week as Beijing picks off the democratic island’s diplomatic partners in an effort to pressure the government of Tsai Ing-wen....
10:28 2019-09-20

Versace, Coach, Givenchy apologize for ‘offensive’ China-related apparel Versace, Coach and Givenchy are among luxury brands feeling the heat as China increasingly regulates how its special administrative regions, Hong Kong and Macau, are referred to in apparel....
03:00 2019-08-13

'Offensive' poem about Condoleezza Rice stokes New Hampshire verse rift Governor drops nominee over sexually suggestive poemDaniel Patrick Moran was published by Asinine PoetryNew Hampshire governor Chris Sununu has abandoned his pick for state poet laureate, amid growing criticism of the man’s work and how he was select...
23:14 2019-07-20

Syrian Kurds, Facing Turkish Offensive, "Didn't Help In Normandy": Trump Syrian Kurds facing a Turkish military operation did not "help us in Normandy," US President Donald Trump said Wednesday, defending his widely-criticized decision to clear the way for the assault....
06:00 2019-10-10

Mike Remmers, Kevin Zeitler looking to solidify Giants’ offensive line When Hal Hunter looks at the right side of his offensive line, the Giants position coach sees a serious, workmanlike tandem on the field and a split personality off of it. But the two steely veterans are finding out they have common interests beyond ...
05:14 2019-08-02

Cancer survivor offensive lineman catches first-career touchdown pass Tennessee Titans offensive lineman David Quessenberry, a cancer survivor, caught a touchdown pass in his game against the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday....
21:28 2019-09-16

AOC blasts border officials after new report on offensive Facebook posts: ‘Looks like CBP lied’ In a Twitter message Thursday, Rep. Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez branded the leadership of U.S. Customs and Border Protection as liars after a news site reported that CBP officials knew much longer than they claimed about a Facebook group on which some pa...
09:00 2019-07-05

In rally outside White House, Trump blamed for exposing Kurds to Turkish offensive Lava Ibrahim and her sister Midya emigrated to the United States from Qamishli in northeast Syria seven years ago as refugees, grateful for the safe haven the country provided them....
06:56 2019-10-13

Ex-NFL offensive lineman Joe Thomas says players should expect beer shower if they jump into the stands Former Cleveland Browns offensive lineman Joe Thomas received backlash on social media after he tweeted his response to a fan pouring beer on Tennessee Titans cornerback Logan Ryan....
04:00 2019-09-13

Two years after heart transplant, son of Navy offensive coordinator back to 'normal' life A heart transplant for the son of Navy assistant coach Ivin Jasper altered his family's perspective forever. But life has returned to near normalcy.       ...
21:42 2019-09-26

Women's football welcomes fans but must prevent offensive chanting | Suzy Wrack The WSL wants better atmosphere at games but must make sure that what happened at United v Liverpool is not repeatedGrowth brings change. It is inevitable. Women’s football is growing at an impressive rate. Attendances are starting to climb. The show...
15:42 2019-10-01

7 police officers resign after offensive Facebook posts bashing immigrants, Muslims The Philadelphia Police Department says seven officers whose Facebook posts were flagged in an investigation have resigned.        ...
21:28 2019-08-01

Jets acquire Alex Lewis from Ravens as offensive line rebuild continues Jets general manager Joe Douglas continued to address depth on the offensive line Monday by swinging a trade with the Ravens for guard Alex Lewis. The Jets sent a conditional seventh-round pick in 2020 to Baltimore, according to a source. Lewis, 27, ...
22:42 2019-08-05

Failed PED test has a highly paid offensive lineman sharing polygraph results "I want everybody to know that I've never taken this supplement knowingly and I've never cheated the game," Titans left tackle Taylor Lewan said in a tearful video....
07:56 2019-07-25

Former New York Giants offensive lineman Mitch Petrus dies of heat stroke Offensive lineman Mitch Petrus, a walk-on at Arkansas who had a three-year NFL career with the Giants, Patriots and Titans, died of heat stroke.       ...
23:01 2019-07-19

Syrian troops enter towns in northeast as Erdogan warns of wider offensive Forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad took up positions in key towns across northeast Syria. Meanwhile, Turkish-backed rebels launched an offensive in the flash-point town of Manbij....
22:56 2019-10-14

Fresno Grizzlies losing major sponsors in aftermath of offensive Ocasio-Cortez video Dos Equis and Tecate beers, both owned by Heineken International, said they would no longer sponsor the AAA affiliate of the Washington Nationals.        ...
23:00 2019-05-31

Anti-Trump Republican Jeff Flake calls on GOP to condemn 'vile and offensive' tweets Former Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake, one of President Trump’s most vocal Republican critics, has called on others in his party to condemn the president’s recent controversial comments about several Democratic congresswomen....
19:42 2019-07-15

Americans lack trust in social networks’ judgment to remove offensive posts, Pew finds But deciding which objectionable content should stay online has presented a tremendous challenge in recent years for companies such as Facebook, YouTube and Twitter....
17:56 2019-06-20

Ion Fury Studio Apologizes For Developers' 'Sexist And Transphobic' Comments, Will Patch Out Offensive Jokes The developer of the acclaimed new retro shooter Ion Fury has apologized for what it referred to as “sexist and transphobic” comments made by two of its employees on Discord. It has also promised to patch out several “homophobic” jokes that were incl...
07:28 2019-08-20

6-7, 300-pound Texas offensive lineman scores touchdown vs. West Virginia on trick play Texas offensive lineman Samuel Cosmi rumbled for a 12-year touchdown on a Longhorns trick play to effectively seal the game vs. West Virginia.       ...
08:28 2019-10-06

Minnesota Vikings' Kirk Cousins expresses concerns over rookie offensive lineman's sweat Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins expressed his concerns with rookie center Garrett Bradbury during a press conference with reporters at training camp Wednesday....
17:14 2019-08-08

Kamala Harris apologizes amid criticism of her response to a questioner's offensive remark about Trump Sen. Kamala Harris apologized Saturday following criticism that the California Democrat and presidential candidate laughed and responded, "Well said," to a lengthy question from a voter who had called President Donald Trump's actions "mentally retard...
10:28 2019-09-09

This Detroit Lions offensive lineman loves to eat deer heart: Meet Andrew Donnal Detroit Lions offensive lineman Andrew Donnal makes the most of what he's got. And the longtime hunter likes to eat the heart of deer.       ...
05:28 2019-08-02

2019 Fantasy Football Draft Prep: Ranking the league's newest offensive coordinators From long-time schemers to first-timers, the outlooks for the league's nine newest offensive coordinators with play-calling duties range from optimistic to nerve-wracking....
16:01 2019-07-22

Fred Taylor: It's a 'a joke' offensive lineman Tony Boselli was chosen best Jaguars player Former Jacksonville Jaguars running back Fred Taylor criticized the franchise and the media for voting offensive lineman Tony Bosselli, and not Taylor, as the greatest player in franchise history....
20:56 2019-08-01

Southern California coach Clay Helton banking on offensive overhaul to cool off hot seat USC coach Clay Helton is hoping an offensive scheme switch will help the Trojans rejoin the elite in college football and help save his job.       ...
04:00 2019-08-14

Pelosi responds to AOC slam, says caucus has her back for condemning chief of staff’s ‘offensive’ tweet House Speaker Nancy Pelosi stood her ground Thursday in response to New York Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez claiming the speaker has been disrespectful to several minority lawmakers, saying she has the backing of her caucus and defending he...
20:56 2019-07-11

Americans lack trust in social networks’ judgment to remove offensive posts, study finds How should companies decide which objectionable content should stay online or get the ax? Answering that question has presented a tremendous challenge in recent years for companies such as Facebook, YouTube and Twitter....
09:00 2019-06-21

Minor league baseball team apologizes to Ocasio-Cortez over 'misleading and offensive' Memorial Day video A Washington Nationals minor-league affiliate apologized Monday for a Memorial Day tribute video that appeared to show an image of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., in between dictators Kim Jong Un and Fidel Castro while former President Ronald ...
16:00 2019-05-28

Brexit Party candidate eyeing up Jeremy Corbyn's seat embroiled in offensive tweet row A Brexit Party candidate who wants to take Jeremy Corbyn's seat was today accused of discriminating against people with learning disabilities after he used a series of offensive terms targeting disabled people....
14:56 2019-09-09

‘Racism and sexism are no laughing matter’: LPGA players blast Hank Haney for offensive comments Haney, who gained renown for his work with Tiger Woods, apologized for saying on a radio show that he "couldn't name" six LPGA players and joking that many were called "Lee."...
05:00 2019-05-30

G7 summit: Boris Johnson in charm offensive as he holds talks with leaders to position UK for post-Brexit world Boris Johnson has used the closing stages of the G7 summit to hold a series of talks with world leaders as he seeks to position Britain for a post-Brexit world....
09:00 2019-08-27

'Call of Duty: Mobile' video game offensive boasts new 'Fortnite'-style battle royale mode Activision's new mobile 'Call of Duty' video game, free-to-play on Android and iOS, has a battle royale mode, a game style popularized by 'Fortnite.'       ...
02:56 2019-10-02

Man Utd and Barcelona target Matthijs de Ligt won't rush decision as Cristiano Ronaldo joins charm offensive Manchester United target Matthijs de Ligt says there will be no quick decision over his future and will take a break after losing the Uefa Nations League Final with Netherlands ....
09:14 2019-06-10

Foul Ball: ‘Offensive’ Video Ties Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to ‘Enemies of Freedom’ at Minor League Game As the great Beyoncé once said, “You know you that bitch when you cause all this conversation.” And so it seems when it comes to the Notorious AOC, aka U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez....
09:56 2019-05-29

A North Carolina sheriff allegedly plotted the death of his own deputy because the officer had a tape of him making 'racially offensive' comments Granville County A North Carolina sheriff plotted to murder his own deputy in 2014 for threatening to publicly reveal a tape of the sheriff using "racially offensive language," prosecutors say. Granville County Sheriff Brindell Wilkins was charged b...
05:56 2019-09-19

BTS fans prompt apology from Australian TV show over 'offensive' segment Loyal BTS fans prompted an apology from Australia's 20toOne for a segment about the Korean boy band deemed xenophobic and racist.        ...
17:14 2019-06-20

Ex-NFL offensive lineman Rich Ohrnberger: 'Unrelenting' pain led to retirement decision Not every NFL career ends with a news conference and a salute from fans. Rich Ohrnberger shares his story about leaving the game.       ...
22:28 2019-08-27

Ariana Grande, fans poke fun at her 'offensive' new wax figure at Madame Tussauds Madame Tussauds London announced that a life-sized Ariana Grande figure would be on display to visitors for a five-week stint.        ...
18:28 2019-05-28

Miss Michigan stripped of title over 'offensive' social media posts Kathy Zhu received an email Thursday dismissing her as a Miss World America pageant participant and revoking her Miss Michigan World America title.        ...
01:42 2019-07-20

Man requests TRUMP vanity license plate, Sweden rejects it, calls it 'offensive' The man "was drunk and thought it was fun to apply," because the car is American, according to Swedish news outlet Aftonbladet.        ...
03:56 2019-09-10

'Deeply offensive' blackface video of California high school student sparks backlash Videos circulating on social media show a California high school student in blackface using a racial slur.        ...
11:14 2019-06-04

Nigel Farage targets Prince Charles hours after 'offensive' comments about Royal Family Nigel Farage has refused to back down on his controversial comments about the Royal Family, mocking Prince Charles on Australian TV over his views on climate change....
07:56 2019-08-14

Property millionaire cleared of sending 'grossly offensive' video of burning Grenfell Tower effigy A man accused of sending a "grossly offensive" video on WhatsApp after filming a cardboard model of Grenfell Tower burning on a bonfire has been cleared in court....
18:56 2019-08-22

Paratroopers faced 'highly offensive' racial harassment with Swastika and Hitler moustache drawn in barracks Two British paratroopers who an employment judge says were subject to "highly offensive" racial harassment have won a racial discrimination claim against the Ministry of Defence....
05:28 2019-09-17

What is the S-400 and why does Turkey want it? Turkey is set to become the first and so far the only NATO member to use Russia's advanced S-400 missile system. What is so special about this weaponry and why is Turkey risking its US ties over it? DW has the details....
23:42 2019-07-12

What is Turkey doing in Libya? Several international players, including Turkey, are involved in the ongoing civil war in Libya. Ankara supports the internationally recognized Libyan unity government. What are the interests at play here?...
19:42 2019-07-07

The FCC's robocall offensive: text messages and international 'spoofed' calls targeted Proposed Federal Communications Commission rules will combat robocall "spoofing" scams delivered via text message and international phone calls.       ...
22:28 2019-07-08

Turkey, Cyprus and gas deposits: What you need to know A storm may be brewing off the coast of Cyprus in the Mediterranean Sea: Turkey has sent two drilling ships to waters claimed by Cyprus and the EU has announced sanctions. DW takes a look at how the situation escalated....
08:00 2019-07-17

Iranian oil tanker changes course to Turkey The Iranian oil tanker Adrian Darya 1, formerly known as the Grace 1, has changed its destination to a port in Turkey. The US has threatened to sanction any party that takes the oil....
17:28 2019-08-24

Can Turkey be trusted with U.S. nukes? The decision by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan to choose Russia’s S-400 air defense system over America’s best weapons, including the vaunted Patriot missile and the F-35, the world’s premier fighter jet, may have put the long troubled U.S.-T...
06:14 2019-07-19

Trump on red line with Turkey: 'We'll see' President Donald Trump wouldn't say Friday what the red line would be triggering sanctions to be implemented against Turkey, responding only, 'we'll see." Trump also told reporters the U.S. is sending more troops and equipment to Saudi Arabia. (Oct. ...
01:14 2019-10-12